April 1st 2012 Issue

USA Farmers seek reform

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Chalmers Carr III doesn’t expect Congressional action on farm labor and immigration issues before the fall elections this year, and

Aiming for efficiency

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Almost $3 million in government funding earmarked for packing house improvements was announced January 27 at the B.C. Fruit Growers’

Underground drip irrigation serves two purposes

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Water is plentiful in the fruit-growing area along Lake Michigan’s eastern shore, so it’s not scarcity that’s an issue. The

New York apple growers on alert for strep-resistant fireblight

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Dead terminal shoots on apple trees caused by infection by fireblight bacteria.
COURTESY OF KERIK COX

Apple growers in New York State

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