By admin|2014-01-22T17:26:58+00:00May 15th, 2010|
John Bunker examines an apple at the Sandy River Orchard, Mercer, Maine, with 90-year-old Francis Fenton, owner (in blue).
By Geraldine Warner|2014-01-22T17:28:07+00:00May 15th, 2010|
Dr. David Sugar, plant pathologist at Oregon State University, says the nitrogen and calcium levels in the orchard can affect
By Richard Lehnert|2014-01-22T17:32:15+00:00May 15th, 2010|
SweeTango orchards like this one at Pepin Heights produced enough fruit last year to start the buzz, which could rise
By Richard Lehnert|2015-03-10T09:56:21+00:00May 15th, 2010|
Four rootstocks were released this winter where they join seven others in the stable of Geneva apple rootstocks. Three of
By admin|2014-01-22T16:33:47+00:00May 15th, 2010|
Harold Thome is Pomesters’ Fruit Man of the Year
Harold Thome, a fourth-generation apple grower on Fruit Ridge near Comstock Park,
By Geraldine Warner|2014-01-22T16:36:53+00:00May 15th, 2010|
Dr. Lisa Neven is studying the survival of codling moth larvae in tropical conditions.
There is little risk of codling moth
By Geraldine Warner|2014-01-22T16:40:27+00:00May 15th, 2010|
Control weeds while they’re small and easy to kill, so they don’t compete with the young trees.
In a new orchard,
By Melissa Hansen|2014-01-22T16:47:04+00:00May 15th, 2010|
Market research conducted during the 2009 season on behalf of the Northwest Cherry Growers shows that cherries maintain the number-one
By Richard Lehnert|2014-01-22T16:46:31+00:00May 15th, 2010|
To best use valuable space, Greg Lang planted rows close and trained trees tall and narrow into a fruiting wall.
By admin|2014-01-22T16:51:25+00:00May 15th, 2010|
Greg Lang explains how he removes buds in order to develop a whorl of limbs around the tree axis.