April 15th, 2011|0 Comments
As you approach weed control this spring, remember the word SUPPLY.
That’s the acronym Dr. Hannah Mathers developed to help orchardists and nurserymen prevent injury to
A group of scientists from around the country aims to develop new tree fruit rootstocks for the tree fruit industry with the goal of increasing
Choosing a herbicide program for an orchard is not so simple as choosing which herbicide kills what weeds and when. A careful reading of the
Among the newer herbicides that fruit growers should look at are Treevix, Alion, Matrix, Spartan, and Sandea, and there are new formulatons of Sinbar and
This article is part of a series on the multistate project “Enhancing Biological Control in Western Orchards.”
How big a role can predators play in controlling
With any plant, including fruit trees, water must move from the soil through the roots to the tree above the ground and into the air.
Rick Boydston is part of team working to educate orchardists and vineyardists how to prevent and manage glyphosate-resistant weeds. For decades,
April 15th, 2011|1 Comment
Nurseries across the country are propagating several Geneva rootstocks. A million G.11 rootstocks should be available by 2013. Substantial numbers of
Soil fumigation, like this broadcast application, now requires that fumigation management plans be developed to include a long list of components.
The soil fumigation landscape has
Marestail, or horseweed, has been confirmed to be resistant to glyphosate in California.
Have you read your glyphosate herbicide label lately?
Today’s glyphosate herbicide is not the
Catherine Jones, middle, puts Merlot grapes through a destemmer under the watchful eye of her advisor Joan Davenport.
For both grape growers and winemakers, the status
Gale Gala is a sport of Royal Gala discovered by Wally Gale in Wenatchee, Washington, and patented in 1997. Inset: The Pacific Gala is a
International Fruit Tree Association members tour a research plot at Wapato, Washington, where a wide range of apple rootstocks are being compared.
Rootstock development is a
Washington State tree fruit growers will be asked to pay a special research assessment to strengthen research and extension programs at Washington State University.
March 6th, 2017|0 Comments
We hear all the time how readers love Good Fruit Grower covers, which showcase the gorgeous scenery of our industry. A few readers don’t grow
February 28th, 2017|0 Comments
What growers need to know to prepare for implementing robotic harvest technology
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