Swapping wheat for Pinot

By |September 28th, 2016|

One of the largest wineries in Oregon is planting 400 acres of Pinot Noir in what were wheat fields with the help of some new technologies.

MN55 to be known as Rave

By |September 23rd, 2016|

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The newest apple variety developed by the University of Minnesota, MN55, will be sold under the brand name Rave.

Seventeen years

Let there be light on pears

By |September 23rd, 2016|

Two Washington pear growers try to bring light to lower canopies with trees on Y-trellises.

In the hunt for cold-hardy pears

By |September 22nd, 2016|

A Vermont organic grower is evaluating 84 pear varieties as cold-hardy rootstock candidates.

Field day tips for growing Cosmic Crisp

By |September 19th, 2016|

The university plans to hold a companion field day at 10 a.m. Sept. 22 in Quincy and Wenatchee.

Central Washington pear grower innovates, adapts

By |September 16th, 2016|

Rudy Prey of Leavenworth, Washington, does things with his pear trees that not all, or even most growers, do.

Dhingra: The age of the pear

By |September 14th, 2016|

The pear industry has unlimited potential and is ripe for a revolution

Know your risks with Early Robin

By |August 5th, 2016|

Early blush variety comes with growing challenges.

Managing mummy berry

By |July 22nd, 2016|

Researchers aim to improve control for blueberry disease.

New peach and nectarine varieties help Eastern growers compete

By |July 20th, 2016|

Marketing challenges in the Mid-Atlantic

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