Technology and equipment

Is your orchard robot ready? – Video

By |February 15th, 2017|

Industry leaders break out crystal ball to help growers prepare for ‘game changers.’

Blazing a trail for female growers

By |February 15th, 2017|

International Fruit Tree Association launches women’s group to provide education, mentorship.

Speakers dig into geological topics on final day of wine grape grower meetings

By |February 10th, 2017|

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It’s taken for granted that everyone attending the Washington Winegrowers meeting in Kennewick, Washington believes in the state’s wine industry.

New postharvest fungicide idea comes from an old place

By |January 27th, 2017|

Natamycin emerges as a possible nontoxic postharvest fungicide.

Targeting bacterial pathogens in cold storage with ozone

By |January 26th, 2017|

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Much is still unknown about contamination risks from pathogens in fruit packing warehouses. Researchers across the country are working to

Safeguarding Honeycrisp from storage disorders

By |January 25th, 2017|

Packers have options to help protect against Honeycrisp storage disorders.

Beating bitter pit in Honeycrisp

By |January 25th, 2017|

Researchers look for postharvest strategies to reduce bitter pit risks in Honeycrisp.

Seeing scald before it happens with new tool

By |January 25th, 2017|

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Warehouses employ a variety of strategies to prevent superficial scald from spoiling apples during storage, but, in most cases, the

Empire State Producers Expo: Thursday wrapup

By |January 19th, 2017|

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When placing the end post of your orchard trellis system, think of a game of tug of war.

The human body,

Empire State Producers Expo: Wednesday wrapup

By |January 18th, 2017|

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A sparsely attended but lively discussion about H-2A guest workers highlighted Wednesday’s proceedings at the Empire State Producers Expo in

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