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.

Six top researchers headline March Cornell fruit school

By |January 21st, 2014|

The Cornell University Fruit Team will hold an in-depth school for tree fruit growers, extension educators, and crop consultants on March 25 at the Ramada Inn in Geneva, New York.

Alternatives for disease control

By |January 13th, 2014|

Chitosan not only reduces decay but induces resistance in the plant.

Improving cherry quality

By |January 13th, 2014|

Yan Wang will test whether preharvest salt applications can reduce cherry pitting and splitting after harvest.

Family business finds niche

By |January 7th, 2014|

The Tonnemakers say industry consolidation has left opportunities for small operators to sell directly to consumers.