Research tackles decay issue

By |October 15th, 2014|

A new project will focus on controlling decay and finding pollinizers that are not disease hosts.

The hard trials of growing cider apples

By |October 1st, 2014|

Be prepared for a large investment and modest yields.

Farm-worker crossings to resume at U.S.-Mexico border

By |August 6th, 2014|

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The Washington Farm Labor Association says it will resume scheduling  crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border for farm workers, but warned

Tips on video from the 2014 Cherry Institute sessions

By |July 6th, 2014|

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Three short videos highlighting tips for tree-fruit growers from the 2014 Cherry Institute in Yakima, Washington.

Editor’s note: the sound quality

Peter Martini, Young Grower from Escalon, California

By |July 1st, 2014|

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age / 37
crops / Peaches and almonds
title / Farm manager
business / Martini Farms, LLC. Peter is a third-generation farmer taking

Bill Schultz, Young Grower from Mattawan, Michigan

By |June 3rd, 2014|

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age / 32
crops / apples, cherries, peaches, grapes, asparagus, and sweet corn
business / Schultz Fruitridge Farms, Inc. Bill works along

Curtis Roy, Young Grower from Moxee, Washington

By |May 19th, 2014|

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age / 24
crops / manages cherry and apple orchards
business / Roy Farms. Curtis is part of the fifth generation working

Growers advised to prune crab apples (VIDEOS)

By |May 2nd, 2014|

Dealing with Manchurian crab apple postharvest storage diseases

Grower focuses on one variety, one market

By |April 23rd, 2014|

If fruit doesn’t meet gift grade quality, it may be left on the tree.

Evaluating technology for orchard use

By |April 23rd, 2014|

New orchard technologies must be compatible with high production, said grower Jerry Haak.

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