How to use pear growth regulators

By |February 11th, 2016|

Growth regulators can prevent drop and enhance storability of pears if used correctly.

Consumers will not tire of new varieties, Washington grower tells IFTA conference

By |February 10th, 2016|

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Fruit growers need look no further than the beverage aisle at their local convenience store for inspiration.

That’s according to Jeff

IFTA growers feel the big chill in Grand Rapids

By |February 10th, 2016|

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The word of the day Tuesday, Day 4 of the IFTA conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan, was brrr.

With temperatures in

Which apple rootstock should you grow with?

By |February 10th, 2016|

Apple growers have a lot of options when it comes to selecting the best rootstock for their orchards.

Avoiding rootstock mistakes

By |February 10th, 2016|

Growers can find more success if they avoid some common mistakes when selecting rootstock.

WSU’s WA 2 apple will be re-launched and marketed as Sunrise Magic.

By |February 9th, 2016|

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Washington State University’s WA 2 apple will be marketed as Sunrise Magic, the university announced today.

This a re-launch of the

Some like the biggest trees

By |February 9th, 2016|

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There’s more than one way to plant a modern, highly productive orchard. While some growers like to plant the largest

MSU researcher to growers: fire blight is just “bad, bad, bad”

By |February 8th, 2016|

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A Michigan State University researcher gave a bleak view of fire blight as one of the highlights today (Monday), Day

Rootstock project wins USDA award

By |February 8th, 2016|

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The multidisciplinary, multistate NC-140 Regional Research Project Improving Sustainability in Fruit Tree Production through Changes in Rootstock has received the

Basic rules of Stemilt’s tall spindle

By |February 8th, 2016|

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—Trees are planted at densities of 1,000 to 1,500 trees per acre (typically 3 or 4 feet between trees and

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