Beware of weed resistance

By |April 15th, 2013|

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DON’T LET WEEDS
GET AWAY
It’s particularly important to keep up with weed control in a young orchard because the weeds compete

Weed ZAPPER

By |April 15th, 2013|

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Engineer Graham Brodie developed the microwave weed-killing machine. Four microwave horn antennae at the back end, each about four inches

Orchard ground covers

By |April 15th, 2013|

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For 21 years now, Dr. Ian Merwin has tended a 320-tree apple orchard on the eastern shore of Cayuga Lake

Good Stuff

By |February 15th, 2013|

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Hydroponic irrigation
New technology combining hydroponics and drip irrigation is being used to grow fruit trees, offering benefits to orchardists in

Organic viticulture is all about timing

By |May 1st, 2012|

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Bill Powers used common materials—screen mesh, bottoms of plastic jugs—to construct his pest fan.
Melissa Hansen

The key to making organic practices

Promising organic herbicide found

By |May 1st, 2012|

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These large crabgrass seedlings show the effect of preemergence application of manuka oil. Control is on the right. Concentrations of

Read the label

By |April 15th, 2012|

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Marestail, or horseweed, has been confirmed to be resistant to glyphosate in California.

Have you read your glyphosate herbicide label lately?

Today’s

Tips on how to avoid glyphosate damage

By |April 15th, 2012|

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As you approach weed control this spring, remember the word SUPPLY.

That’s the acronym Dr. Hannah Mathers developed to help orchardists

Tree safety is key issue with herbicides

By |April 15th, 2012|

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Choosing a herbicide program for an orchard is not so simple as choosing which herbicide kills what weeds and when.

Newer herbicides join the arsenal

By |April 15th, 2012|

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Among the newer herbicides that fruit growers should look at are Treevix, Alion, Matrix, Spartan, and Sandea, and there are

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