Soils & Weed Control
Featured stories covering soils and weed control issues appear in this issue.
A soil biofumigant developed for both conventional and organic farms offers a new tool in what is becoming an increasingly restrictive practice.
Soil fumigation helps [...]
Both Dow Agrosciences and Monsanto Company expect to have new herbicide-resistant crops and new herbicides available in 2015.
Dow is developing Enlist corn, which is [...]
Steve Black has been appointed sales manager of Holtzinger Fruit Company, Yakima, Washington. He was previously on the sales desk at Sage Fruit Company, [...]
Many factors contribute to the profitability of an orchard. The two most important factors are marketable yield per hectare and the price received for [...]
age / 33
crops / wine grapes, 200 acres in apples, 100 acres pears,
business / Darsie, Hutchinson & Pettigrew, Inc.
education / English [...]
Dear Good Fruit Grower:
I am a University of California pomology farm advisor and have worked in the pear industry for going on [...]
Apple Commission appoints officers
Barbara Walkenhauer of Selah succeeded David Douglas as chair of the Washington Apple Commission at the board’s annual meeting in March. [...]
Balancing the crop load is particularly important with Honeycrisp, which is more susceptible than other apple varieties to problems involving mineral nutrition.
The fruit disorder [...]