Brown rot surprises cherry growers

By |February 18th, 2014|

Tart cherry growers need to watch out for European brown rot as bloom arrives.

Cherry Marketing Institute turns 25

By |February 18th, 2014|

Phil Korson was having a problem filling the program for the annual Cherry Marketing Institute luncheon—because he was part [...]

Cherry Person of the Year

By |February 18th, 2014|

The Cherry Marketing Institute also recognized Randy Willmeng, a cherry grower from Lawton, who farms with his wife, Linda, [...]

Fast track ends for Jerry Haak

By |February 1st, 2014|

Jerry Haak focused on growing fruit and helping others, not his pain.

Thinning doesn’t always boost cherry size

By |February 1st, 2014|

A research project to find out whether Ethrel (ethephon) could be used as a postbloom thinner for cherries showed that the material can reduce the fruit load.

Do cherries need water before harvest?

By |February 1st, 2014|

Growers have conflicting opinions

ReTain can improve cherry fruit set

By |February 1st, 2014|

Bloom-time applications of an ethylene inhibitor can keep cherry blossoms viable longer

Tart cherry market order renewal

By |February 1st, 2014|

“We want to build our supplies, not restrict them. We want to get our market back.” —Randy Willmeng

More trials for cherry rootstocks

By |February 1st, 2014|

New MSU cherry rootstocks are dwarfing and precocious

No ban on small cherries

By |January 21st, 2014|

Committee decides not to eliminate 12-row red cherries.