Being in a packing house at the height of harvest always amazes me. I am fascinated at all the interconnected pieces that take the [...]
For more than two decades, Dr. Tom Toyama quietly got on with his work as stone fruit breeder at [...]
Mo Tougas asks a question of Oregon State University sweet cherry expert Lynn Long on an IFTA tour of [...]
Arkansas plant breeder John Clark.
Photos courtesy of John Clark, University of Arkansas
New nectarine varieties and a peach variety [...]
Breeder Nnadozie Oraguzie stands in a Phase 1 block planted in 2011 and 2012. He’ll begin collecting fruiting data [...]
Peach and nectarine trees will always set more fruit than the trees can size.
For most orchardists, thinning peach [...]
Scientists with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, looking for ways that growers can save water without affecting fruit quality [...]
Washington cherry and stone fruit growers will have another opportunity in the coming weeks to vote on a special [...]
Producing fruit today requires higher and higher degrees of innovation. Profit margins are small, and quality demands are high. [...]