Creators of vacuum harvester aim to have machines ready in 2018

By |November 3rd, 2016|

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A vacuum apple harvester under development by a California company has shown it can see the apples, pick them from

The long and tricky path to automated picking — Video

By |October 30th, 2016|

Vacuum picker under development brings the apple industry closer than ever to automating harvest.

Fighting fire blight

By |October 21st, 2016|

Antibiotics and Apogee continue to top the list of control products.

Thinning without carbaryl

By |October 21st, 2016|

Darwin thinning followed by MaxCel application shows promise for Galas and Honeycrisps.

Growing with Pazazz

By |October 20th, 2016|

New York grower Dan Pettit shares his experience growing Honeybear Brands’ latest club variety.

Beating bitter pit in Honeycrisp

By |October 19th, 2016|

The key lies in combining foliar calcium sprays with reduced potassium fertilization.

Demystifying cold-hardy grapes

By |October 11th, 2016|

Northern Grapes Project is designed to encourage the wine industry in colder climates.

Bush: New tool in detecting BMSB

By |October 7th, 2016|

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Researchers from Washington State University, the Washington State Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research and Extension

Canadian bee expert joins OSU

By |September 30th, 2016|

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Oregon State University has hired an expert on bee pollinators to fill a new extension position focused on improving the

Cornell looks for insects that may transmit fire blight bacteria

By |September 30th, 2016|

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Matt Boucher, a doctoral student at Cornell University, thinks insect transmission is one way fruit trees contract fire blight.

So, he’s

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