Family farm puts flavor first

By |July 23rd, 2015|

Family Tree Farms sources new stone fruit varieties from around the world.

Digging back into peach history

By |July 21st, 2015|

The Chinese were clonally propagating peach trees at least 7,000 years ago.

Peaches in Florida

By |July 21st, 2015|

Citrus growers are diversifying into peaches.

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

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

Clubs exclude many growers

By |June 9th, 2015|

Varieties are managed to create a controlled scarcity of product.

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