By admin|2014-02-24T10:23:47+00:00April 1st, 2010|
Autumn Delight (right photo) and Misty Rose.
Three apple cultivars released by the University of Saskatchewan fruit breeding program are being
By admin|2014-02-24T10:58:45+00:00April 1st, 2010|
Pasco, Washington, juice grape grower Lonnie Conner, who devoted much of his life to industry and community affairs, died February
By admin|2014-02-24T10:26:03+00:00April 1st, 2010|
Garry Langford says testers will be licensed to grow trees for five years to produce enough pears for sampling.
By admin|2014-02-24T10:51:50+00:00April 1st, 2010|
The International Fruit Tree Association gave awards during the winter conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in early March.
Phil Brown, owner
By admin|2014-02-24T10:54:00+00:00April 1st, 2010|
Plantings at Yakima Valley Orchards are irrigated with drip. Travis Allan checks on a Honeycrisp block planted in 2007 where
By admin|2014-02-24T11:11:46+00:00April 1st, 2010|
Drip irrigation systems are designed to deliver water precisely and uniformly to the crop roots and often results in water
By admin|2014-02-24T10:29:36+00:00April 1st, 2010|
The period between removing an orchard and replanting is a good time to correct the soil pH and nutrient levels
By admin|2014-02-24T10:37:14+00:00April 1st, 2010|
Single-bin drenching with a postharvest fungicide is being tested. Research shows that the sooner a fungicide is applied after harvest,
By admin|2014-02-24T11:13:56+00:00April 1st, 2010|
Yakima Valley Orchards designed and built its own three-row tree planting machine.
Yakima Valley Orchards used to plant trees by hand,
By admin|2014-02-24T10:33:24+00:00April 1st, 2010|
Penn State’s Dr. Jim Schupp says that the inconsistent results with chemical thinners led to researcher interest in mechanical thinners.