Beyond Honeycrisp

By |June 5th, 2014|

Several new varieties are coming to market with high expectations.

Bill Schultz, Young Grower from Mattawan, Michigan

By |June 3rd, 2014|

age / 32
crops / apples, cherries, peaches, grapes, asparagus, and sweet corn
business / Schultz Fruitridge Farms, Inc. [...]

Corr: Skeena has edge in Round #2 Cherry estimate

By |May 29th, 2014|

In their latest published estimate for the cherry crop, Northwest Cherry Growers remain bullish. This year’s crop is expected [...]

SweeTango’s saga

By |May 29th, 2014|

New apples don’t come with owner’s manuals.

What a Gem! A pear that resists fire blight

By |May 29th, 2014|

Gem, a new fire blight-­resistant pear variety from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s breeding program, was officially released this [...]

Leafroll virus is costly

By |May 29th, 2014|

Grapevine leafroll virus is very costly to growers, studies in major wine-grape-growing regions show.

Economists in New York, California, and [...]

What makes apple trees tick?

By |May 29th, 2014|

During his 40 years at Cornell University, Dr. Alan Lakso devised some oddly clever ways to figure out how [...]

California nursery sales brisk

By |May 29th, 2014|

California tree fruit nurseries are as busy as ever. For apple tree sales, there seems to be no slowdown [...]

Geneva in Washington

By |May 29th, 2014|

Third-leaf Fuji on Malling 9 rootstock in unfumigated groundat Brewster, Washington. (Courtesy Tom Auvil)The following observations regarding replant-tolerant Geneva [...]

The lure of a better fly trap

By |May 28th, 2014|

USDA researchers identified specific volatiles that attract spotted wing drosophila.