Sunburn and sunscald: Beware the warning signs – Video

By |August 14th, 2017|

Sunburn and sunscald research underway in sunny Chile could lead to tools that would benefit growers in all arid regions.

Orchard mechanization gains momentum

By |August 8th, 2017|

Growers increasingly find ways to adopt new technologies across all four seasons.

Willett: Taking advantage of technology

By |August 8th, 2017|

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The desire to automate segments of the tree fruit industry isn’t new.

At its formation, as far back as the 1960s,

The ag advocates

By |August 8th, 2017|

Hort Council presses on amid leadership change.

Overcoming the pear plateau: Interpera 2017 – Video

By |July 28th, 2017|

Growers gather to share ideas to increase production, which has been flat for the past 10 years around most of the world.

Tim Akita, a young grower from Dallesport, Washington

By |July 28th, 2017|

Tim is a fourth-generation farmer who works both as a chiropractor in The Dalles, Oregon, and runs the family farm that his great-grandfather, Nobuhei Akita, started in 1931.

The quest for new varieties, cold-hardy rootstock

By |July 28th, 2017|

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Researchers from around the world presented their latest findings regarding cold-hardy rootstocks and new varieties during the Interpera conference in

New blueberry varieties may stretch season, refresh slowing market

By |July 25th, 2017|

The blues are changing their tune

Study pushes limits of deficit irrigation

By |July 24th, 2017|

Drastic reductions in irrigation delivered decent results in first year of study, but vines showed accumulated stress in year two.

Cowgill: Improving rootstocks for peaches

By |July 18th, 2017|

By Win Cowgill: After NC-140 research project’s success, new studies hope to do the same with peaches.

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