Thinning apples with more confidence

By |May 14th, 2014|

Apple thinning gets more predictable as scientists gain understanding.

Harvesting the light to drive production

By |May 9th, 2014|

Fruit growers have gotten much better at it during the last 40 years.

A-Mazing new technology

By |May 7th, 2014|

Novel spraying system is incorporated into a maze built of rows of apple trees.

How much pheromone for codling moth?

By |May 6th, 2014|

Researcher finds codling moths need much less perfume to disrupt their mating.

Growers advised to prune crab apples (VIDEOS)

By |May 2nd, 2014|

Dealing with Manchurian crab apple postharvest storage diseases

Opal apple verified as non-GMO

By |May 2nd, 2014|

FirstFruits seeks to head off confusion with a GMO apple that might be approved.

Is fresh best?

By |May 1st, 2014|

Study shows processed fruits and vegetables can be a good option.

USApple president visits the other Washington

By |April 30th, 2014|

Jim Bair, president of the U.S. Apple Association, visited Washington State this week for the first time since taking [...]

Evaluating technology for orchard use

By |April 23rd, 2014|

New orchard technologies must be compatible with high production, said grower Jerry Haak.
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    Be careful in adopting summer hedging to build fruiting walls

Be careful in adopting summer hedging to build fruiting walls

By |April 22nd, 2014|

A Pennsylvania researcher warns growers south of New York, where trees grow more vigorously, that they might want to take a cautious approach on adoption of summer pruning and shearing to create fruiting walls.