By Melissa Hansen|2014-01-08T17:48:19+00:00November 1st, 2011|
Though Concord was generally accepted as being pure Vitis labrusca, horticulturists today believe it is a hybrid with another species
By Geraldine Warner|2014-01-08T15:33:52+00:00November 1st, 2011|
The Picker Tech harvester is on tracks, making it easy to turn and reducing soil compaction.
A concern about mechanically assisted
By Richard Lehnert|2014-01-08T17:38:56+00:00November 1st, 2011|
Horticulturist Ralph Scorza pollinates plum flowers while geneticist Ann Callahan measures sugar content and molecular biologist Chris Dardick measures fruit
By Geraldine Warner|2014-01-08T15:38:15+00:00November 1st, 2011|
George Lobisser sees potential for in-field postharvest treatments.
When George Lobisser saw a new mobile apple-harvesting system in action, it
By Richard Lehnert|2014-01-08T15:31:36+00:00November 1st, 2011|
Ksenija Gasic heads Clemson University’s peach-breeding program, which was recently revived after a 25-year hiatus.
One of the great things
By Geraldine Warner|2014-01-08T14:55:09+00:00November 1st, 2011|
Workers wrap a rolled-up rain cover in black plastic to protect it through the winter. It remains attached to a
By admin|2014-01-08T17:56:50+00:00November 1st, 2011|
When the British Columbia Fruit Growers’ Association launched its strategic plan four years ago, the priorities were to develop new
By Geraldine Warner|2014-01-08T15:44:35+00:00November 1st, 2011|
Miguel Geronimo found himself testing the new harvester during his first season as an apple picker. He previously worked in
By admin|2014-01-08T15:28:22+00:00November 1st, 2011|
Robert Stearns of Kelowna is cutting his apple trees because he can’t afford to replant them.
During a scene in
By Melissa Hansen|2014-01-08T15:41:43+00:00November 1st, 2011|
A four-person picking crew can have two on the ground or all four on the platform, but each pick into