New peach and nectarine varieties help Eastern growers compete

By |July 20th, 2016|

Marketing challenges in the Mid-Atlantic

Simple steps for water sampling

By |July 13th, 2016|

Researchers are educating packing house operators and growers about proper water sampling methods in orchards and vineyards.

Water sampling 101

By |July 13th, 2016|

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In a recent interview with Good Fruit Grower, UC-Davis researchers Melissa Partyka, Ronald Bond and Jennifer Chase offered tips to

The math of food safety

By |July 13th, 2016|

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Melissa Partyka, research ecologist at the Western Center for Food Safety at the University of California-Davis, has provided simple instructions

Assessment analyzes risk for spread of apple maggot

By |July 8th, 2016|

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A trio of pest consultants has concluded that transporting urban organic waste would likely spread the dreaded apple maggot to

Reinventing the string thinner (Video)

By |July 7th, 2016|

California cling peach grower modifies Darwin for nonplanar orchards.

Wine grape revelations

By |July 5th, 2016|

Survey finds research program matches growers’ needs, but more education efforts may be necessary.

Five other grapes grown to resist the cold

By |June 28th, 2016|

These varieties were developed to withstand Minnesota’s winters.

Check up on farm labor rules

By |June 28th, 2016|

After recent court ruling, more growers will need farm labor contractor licenses even for workers they don’t directly hire.

Are your bins sanitary?

By |June 28th, 2016|

Promising options for wooden and plastic bins’ "cleanability" were identified in study.

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