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Summer Fruits

Featured stories covering summer fruits appear in this issue.

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Scientists work on paper-wasp lure

July 15th, 2014|0 Comments

Though often confused with yellowjackets, paper wasps do not respond to the same bait.

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Plums have a summer market niche

July 14th, 2014|1 Comment

Plums have a summer market niche but few growers have them.

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How to grow Cosmic Crisp

July 14th, 2014|1 Comment

WA 38 is grower friendly and should present minimal harvesting, storage, or packing problems.

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New peach textures

July 11th, 2014|0 Comments

Future breeders have the tools to make ideal peaches.

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Trees in a sandbox

July 9th, 2014|0 Comments

Peach growing practices transformed by solid California research

A complete listing of 2014 summer events

July 8th, 2014|0 Comments

Check the Calendar

IFORED expands

July 8th, 2014|0 Comments

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Two new partners have joined an international consortium that was formed to launch and commercialize new red-fleshed apple varieties.

With the addition of Red Apple Germany

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Prairie cherries available

July 8th, 2014|0 Comments

Dear Good Fruit Grower:

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Quick test for little cherry virus

July 8th, 2014|0 Comments

The latest products and services for tree fruit and grape growers.

Packer adds packing capacity

July 8th, 2014|0 Comments

The latest products and services for tree fruit and grape growers.

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Leaf removal benefits

July 7th, 2014|0 Comments

Early leaf removal could change cluster structure; late can delay ripening

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Holtzinger Fruit adds staff

July 1st, 2014|0 Comments

Industry people in the news

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Stone fruit farm stay

July 1st, 2014|0 Comments

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Mike and Nori Naylor educate urban folks about agriculture and stone fruit one family at a time. At their farm stay, located in the heart

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Organic Pioneer

July 1st, 2014|2 Comments

Mike Naylor has grown organic stone fruit for 30 years.

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More than cherries

June 30th, 2014|0 Comments

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California’s cherry season normally runs fast and furious for about eight weeks. Growers usually have other crops to farm, but what do California packing houses

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Peaches inhibit breast cancer

June 30th, 2014|0 Comments

Scientists found that consumption of peach polyphenolics slowed tumor growth.

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Low chill hurts California cherry crop

June 26th, 2014|0 Comments

Lack of winter tule fog impacted fruit set.