April 1st 2007 Issue

Piecework motivates cherry sorters

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Cherry sorting is typically an unpopular job. Most people would rather pick, says Hugh Dendy, a Canadian who’s growing cherries

Real-time feedback

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One of the benefits of presizing technology is the ability to provide real-time information to growers regarding fruit quality, says

Cherries a world apart

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When Hugh Dendy travels between his cherry orchards, it’s a trip to the other side of the world—literally. For

Early cropping system

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Many growers in Tasmania are using the Kym Green Bush (KGB) training system for cherries, which is a modification of

New Zealanders adopt dwarfing rootstocks

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Good times led to complacency, says Craig Hornblow. In the last few years, New Zealand apple

Don't hesitate with a hot variety

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Sam DiMaria of British Columbia and other IFTA members look at Gala trees in plots at the Grove

Nelson industry is consolidating

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The number of orchardists in New Zealand’s Nelson region has been dropping, as corporate growers

Tasmania's new niche

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Many cherry growers in Tasmania protect their orchards with hail nets and rain covers. The International

USA pears find new market in Vietnam

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Most produce in Vietnam is sold on the wet market; high-end, imported fruit are sold in western-style grocery

Growing Japanese cherries Down Under

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Tasmanian orchardist Tim Reid has found a niche selling Japanese cherries to Japan.
Reid had been shipping Western black cherries to

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