New Developments

OSU hopes to fill David Sugar’s research position

By |September 3rd, 2014|

Growers and other stakeholders will meet on September 9 at Oregon State University’s Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center [...]

Eastern growers plant new pear

By |September 3rd, 2014|

Canadians are planting fire blight-resistant Harovin Sundown at high densities using biaxis trees.

New Michigan commission signs agreement with university

By |August 28th, 2014|

Michigan growers pledge their money in return for assurances.

Diamond and Gem

By |August 28th, 2014|

Diamond Fruit sees great potential in new variety.

Cleveringa joins Research Commission

By |August 27th, 2014|

Jeff Cleveringa, head of research and development for Oneonta Starr Ranch Growers in Wenatchee, Washington, has been appointed to [...]

See WA 38 (Cosmic Crisp apple)

By |August 26th, 2014|

Washington State University has scheduled two field tours where growers can see the growth habit of the Cosmic Crisp [...]

An easy way to test maturity

By |August 19th, 2014|

The DA-meter measures chlorophyll in the outer layer of the apple.

What makes peach trees tick?

By |August 15th, 2014|

Ted DeJong has spent a career finding answers to that question.

Predicting fruit quality

By |August 13th, 2014|

Dry matter analysis can help predict quality of stored fruit.

How to retain the crop

By |August 5th, 2014|

Growers can’t afford to let expensive apples fall off the trees.