Processed pears bring record prices

By |July 2nd, 2015|

Growers and canners are pleased with outcome.

Low snow spells trouble

By |July 2nd, 2015|

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Months ago, I saw it coming. Crossing Snoqualmie Pass in Washington’s Cascade Mountains, I drove by ski runs that showed

Daniel Bays, a Young Grower from Westley, California

By |July 1st, 2015|

Daniel Bays is a fifth generation farmer talks with Good Fruit Grower about how the farm is dealing with drought and the possible transition to mechanized harvesting.

Pear production stays stable

By |July 1st, 2015|

Northwest growers forecast another manageable crop.

Spray guide offers tree row volume spraying tips

By |June 23rd, 2015|

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The 2015 New Jersey Commercial Tree Fruit Production Guide devotes six pages to the subject of applying sprays according to

Matching the spray to the tree

By |June 23rd, 2015|

As canopy volume has decreased, growers would like to use less pesticide.

Those rotten Honeycrisp

By |June 22nd, 2015|

Among the cultivar’s many problem features is exceptional susceptibility to fruit rots.

How to manage young Honeycrisp

By |June 18th, 2015|

Crop load management is critical for return bloom and good tree growth.

Reds still dominate apple exports

By |June 18th, 2015|

Club varieties are too expensive when freight and duties are added.

Ambrosia restrictions to end

By |June 18th, 2015|

By 2019, Ambrosia will be an open variety in both the United States and Canada. But it won’t do well in all locations, growers are warned.

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