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.

How to manage young Honeycrisp

By |June 18th, 2015|

Crop load management is critical for return bloom and good tree growth.

Reds still dominate apple exports

By |June 18th, 2015|

Club varieties are too expensive when freight and duties are added.

Ambrosia restrictions to end

By |June 18th, 2015|

By 2019, Ambrosia will be an open variety in both the United States and Canada. But it won’t do well in all locations, growers are warned.

Clubs are changing how apples are marketed — and priced

By |June 16th, 2015|

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The Honeycrisp apple is a Cinderella story. A somewhat homely apple, almost rejected from its own breeding program, is given

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