June 2012 Issue

New New York apples go in the ground this spring

By |June 1st, 2012|

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This is NY 1, the Honeycrisp-like grower-friendly apple. Commercial plantings began this spring.
Photo courtesy of Cornell University

Two new New York

Dream blush cherry has dim future

By |June 1st, 2012|

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It was a dream of a cherry: Like Rainier, it was yellow, with an attractive red blush, but it matured

A redder HONEYCRISP

By |June 1st, 2012|

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PHOTO BY RICHARD LEHNERT

New sports of popular apples—especially if they’re redder—always attract plenty of ­attention from growers.

So, you can imagine

Last Bite–From Shangri-La

By |June 1st, 2012|

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Apricots are dried on a Hunza Valley rooftop.
On the flanks of the magnificent Karakoram mountain range, a jagged spine of

In the Box

By |June 1st, 2012|

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Now available online at www.goodfruit.com/Good-Fruit-Grower/April-15th-2012/ Get-the-most-out-of-glyphosate/

Why so BIG?
Dear Good Fruit Grower:

I own and operate a small orchard business. I love

Muscat, old but new

By |June 1st, 2012|

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Muscat grapes are used in a variety of wine styles, from off-dry to sweet to dessert wines. These Muscat grapes,

Succession of cherries

By |June 1st, 2012|

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Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s fruit breeding program at Summerland, British Columbia, is expected to release a new cherry variety later

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