Root care

By |April 12th, 2016|

Remember to consider what lies beneath when maintaining a healthy orchard.

Going deep when watering grapes

By |April 12th, 2016|

WSU study shows that applying drip irrigation deep beneath the soil surface holds promise.

Concords on deficit

By |April 11th, 2016|

Subsurface irrigation shows potential for Concords, too.

Using less water

By |April 11th, 2016|

Study shows growers can reduce near-harvest irrigation of cherries without harming trees, fruit.

Know your critical temperatures as East Coast freeze arrives

By |April 5th, 2016|

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The East Coast is experiencing a second round of winter, and the anticipated freezing temperatures could affect some fruit growers

Modern orchards and technology can potentially reduce production costs

By |April 4th, 2016|

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The cost of producing apples has been rising faster than expected, largely because of increasing labor costs, but costs can

Keeping limbs in line with mechanical pruning – (video)

By |April 1st, 2016|

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While not exactly new anywhere, mechanical hedging is seeing a youthful surge on both sides of the U.S. as a

Hudson Valley hires new tree fruit pathologist

By |March 30th, 2016|

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The Hudson Valley Research Laboratory has hired tree fruit plant pathologist Dr. Srdjan Acimovic.

Acimovic earned his doctorate in plant pathology

No bees, but a lot of buzz about artificial pollination (video)

By |March 25th, 2016|

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Pollination comes with problems. Bloom dates don’t overlap, honeybee colonies fail, weather doesn’t cooperate. The list goes on.

Matt Whiting foresees

110+ bins of Bartlet pears per acre

By |March 23rd, 2016|

Results from Bartlett pears grown on Tatura trellis in Australia

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