Technology and equipment

Gillison’s Variety Fabrication donates mechanical planter to Michigan State University

By |April 21st, 2017|

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A donated piece of equipment will help Michigan State University fruit research stations plant more trees faster.

Gillison’s Variety Fabrication donated

Let vigor be your guide : Video

By |April 19th, 2017|

Precision crop load management strategies lower risk and raise fruit quality.

Grower says bloom thinning by hand gets the results he wants

By |April 19th, 2017|

Let hands take hold

What’s your ideal orchard system?

By |April 12th, 2017|

Finding the ideal system for your orchards can be trial and error, but luckily, Mike Robinson likes to experiment.

Which comes first, the trellis or the trees?

By |April 12th, 2017|

Allan says he prefers to plant the dormant, cut-back sleeping eyes for the V-trellis system

New methods to get from bud to bin : Videos

By |April 10th, 2017|

Tree system architecture for apple orchards a key topic for IFTA speakers, grower tours.

The latest on FF Robotics’ machine harvester

By |April 10th, 2017|

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IFTA’s summer field tour in New York last year focused on automation technologies and growers who are utilizing new equipment

Using genetics to create “a birth control pill” for moths

By |March 8th, 2017|

Gene-editing research could lead to new control for codling moth

Tips to build a trusty trellis

By |March 6th, 2017|

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Put at least one quarter of a trellis post in the ground, use high-quality wire and think of tug-of-war when

The GMO debate gets more complicated

By |February 28th, 2017|

As growers and regulators try to keep up with advances in genomics, questions arise over what is and is not genetically engineered.

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