Managing orchard weeds

By |April 21st, 2014|

Fruit growers are always looking for better, cheaper ways of controlling vegetation under the trees in their orchards, but, in general, weed control gets more expensive and more complicated.

Sustainable organics

By |January 7th, 2014|

Jim Koan wants organic practices to be based on science, not politics.

A common sense organic approach

By |January 6th, 2014|

Silver Apple Award winner Ray Fuller approaches organic production from a scientific point of view.

New spray concept proves feasible

By |September 1st, 2013|

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If we had to irrigate orchards by pulling tanks of water down the alleys, would we do it?

We do that

Nothing easy about organic weed control

By |May 1st, 2013|

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Research in a newly planted organic vineyard showed just how difficult and labor-intensive weed control is under organic conditions. Not

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

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

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

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