Eastern growers plant new pear

By |September 3rd, 2014|

Canadians are planting fire blight-resistant Harovin Sundown at high densities using biaxis trees.

Processors pay more for pears

By |September 3rd, 2014|

Northwest processors need to secure tonage.
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    Kevin & Mark Stennes, Young Growers from Pateros, Washington

Kevin & Mark Stennes, Young Growers from Pateros, Washington

By |August 28th, 2014|

Stennes twins talk about growing organics tree fruit operation.

Diamond and Gem

By |August 28th, 2014|

Diamond Fruit sees great potential in new variety.

A note about our latest Pear cover

By |August 27th, 2014|

Readers who enjoy editor Geraldine Warner’s in-depth reports have a new reason to appreciate her talents.

When she’s not covering [...]

Good Point: Success in pear marketing

By |August 27th, 2014|

Change can be uncomfortable, but is unavoidable. One key to change is adaptation, being aware of and flexible to [...]

Piqa Boo licensed in Australia

By |July 28th, 2014|

Prevar Limited assigned a licenses to produce and sell the new Piqa Boo pear in Australia.
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    Pear growers expect 2014 crop of 411,400 tons, slightly below average

Pear growers expect 2014 crop of 411,400 tons, slightly below average

By |June 6th, 2014|

Pear growers in the Pacific Northwest expect the 2014 harvest to be down from last season’s record crop, as [...]

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 [...]

Pear growers have a strategy for pest management

By |May 14th, 2014|

A new pear pest management plan underlines the need for smaller trees and more efficient systems.