New Developments

Bigger crops ahead

By |January 21st, 2015|

Growers will need to produce niche varieties and maximize production efficiency, marketers say.

Predicting cold hardiness of grapes

By |January 21st, 2015|

WSU model is used by U.S. and international grape growers.
  • The first in-kind donation to under the Michigan Tree Fruit Commission is a sprayer from Gillison’s Variety Fabrication to the Northwest Michigan Horticulture Research Station. From left are Craig and Ron Gillison, Nikki Rothwell, station coordinator, and Mike VanAgtmael, fruit grower and Tree Fruit Commission board member. (Richard Lehnert/Good Fruit Grower)
    Permalink The first in-kind donation to under the Michigan Tree Fruit Commission is a sprayer from Gillison’s Variety Fabrication to the Northwest Michigan Horticulture Research Station. From left are Craig and Ron Gillison, Nikki Rothwell, station coordinator, and Mike VanAgtmael, fruit grower and Tree Fruit Commission board member. <b>(Richard Lehnert/Good Fruit Grower)</b>Gallery

    Gillisons make first in-kind donation to Michigan research fund

Gillisons make first in-kind donation to Michigan research fund

By |January 16th, 2015|

Ron and Dianne Gillison, owners of Gillison’s Variety Fabrication, which designs and builds machinery for the fruit industry, were [...]

Michigan cider makers unite

By |January 15th, 2015|

A small group of Michigan hard cider makers has started the Michigan Cider Association.

“The bylaws were signed during Expo,” [...]

Italy’s growing heritage: 2014 IFTA Italy

By |January 7th, 2015|

Cooperation among small growers helps them compete and thrive.

Orchards are well equipped: 2014 IFTA Italy

By |January 7th, 2015|

Large and small growers share their techniques in the South Tyrol.

Building a LINSA: 2014 IFTA Italy

By |January 7th, 2015|

Italian growers forge a cooperative network for learning, innovation, and sustainable farming.

Sunburn in apples: A hot problem

By |January 6th, 2015|

Sunburn has been an increasing problem in Chile over the past 20 years.

Managing pests in wine grapes

By |January 5th, 2015|

Report contains wealth of information about pesticides.

$10 million RosBREED 2 grant

By |January 2nd, 2015|

Plant pathologists will work with breeders to develop disease-resistant varieties.