July 2006 Issue

New company to distribute Surround

By |July 1st, 2006|

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A new company called Advan LLC will distribute Surround (kaolin) crop protectant in specialty agriculture markets in the United States.

Guest worker requirements

By |July 1st, 2006|

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Tree fruit growers in the British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley typically require about 3,300 seasonal workers annually. But working with foreign

Sunburn-reducing films compared

By |July 1st, 2006|

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Research trials comparing various protective films for reducing sunburn in apples show variable results, which is typical of what growers

Canadian growers hire Mexican workers

By |July 1st, 2006|

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While the United States struggles to accommodate the tide of migrants seeking opportunities and a better life north of the

Eden

By |July 1st, 2006|

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Eden, a new apple with flesh that is slow to turn brown, is compared with MacSpur, on the

Study the pros and cons of club varieties

By |July 1st, 2006|

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Club varieties have both advantages and disadvantages that might not be apparent at first, so growers should carefully study the

Cornell forms research alliance with processor Mott’s

By |July 1st, 2006|

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Mott’s will have first option on new processed apple varieties in exchange for financial support of Cornell’s apple breeding program.

Funding for new grape research facility in New York

By |July 1st, 2006|

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New York’s wine and grape industries fared well in the recently approved state budget and will receive $5.3 million

Nurseries and marketers work together on new varieties

By |July 1st, 2006|

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Washington State nurseries who are members of the International New- Varieties Network are preparing for the release of

Kiku

By |July 1st, 2006|

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During a trip to Japan in 1990, Luis Braun, a grower in Italy’s South Tyrol district, discovered

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