New Developments

Family farm puts flavor first

By |July 23rd, 2015|

Family Tree Farms sources new stone fruit varieties from around the world.

IFTA summer tour highlights gear to help fruit beat the heat

By |July 22nd, 2015|

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The 2015 IFTA summer tour provided an intense learning environment for growers and researchers who took part in the the

Digging back into peach history

By |July 21st, 2015|

The Chinese were clonally propagating peach trees at least 7,000 years ago.

Peaches in Florida

By |July 21st, 2015|

Citrus growers are diversifying into peaches.

In The Box: Arctic answers

By |July 15th, 2015|

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Dear Good Fruit Grower,

We’d like to address a few points raised by Mike Willett of the Northwest Horticultural Council in

California cling peach growers plant more trees as prices improve

By |July 14th, 2015|

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Stronger prices for cling peaches seem to have prompted California growers to plant more trees, which should slow the industry’s

What is SnapDragon?

By |July 14th, 2015|

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New York apple breeder Dr. Susan Brown answered questions about SnapDragon (NY 1) in the latest RosBREED newsletter:

What is the

Drone ready to work in fruit

By |July 9th, 2015|

FAA approved Yamaha’s remote-controlled copter for agricultural use.

Matching the spray to the tree

By |June 23rd, 2015|

As canopy volume has decreased, growers would like to use less pesticide.

Those rotten Honeycrisp

By |June 22nd, 2015|

Among the cultivar’s many problem features is exceptional susceptibility to fruit rots.

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