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Peaches

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Five ways to make sure people eat fewer peaches

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Grow just one variety. Growing one variety will limit your marketing season and the number of times consumers can come back to buy more peaches.

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Trellis enhances grape quality

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Wine grape pioneer Dick Boushey continues to fine-tune his viticultural practices to improve grape quality. One example is his experimentation with a different trellis design

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California growers worry about fireblight

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The generally arid conditions in the Pacific Northwest limit the threat of the disease, which needs warm and moist conditions to become established. Some areas

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Performance report

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After a year of work, the team of researchers developing Solid-Set Canopy Delivery Systems has issued its first report—and the results look promising.

Control of codling

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Marked for progress

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The four-year, $14.4 million RosBREED plant breeding project, funded in 2009 under the Specialty Crop Research Initiative, is coming to a new stage, winding down,

Winning orchard designs

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After four years of collecting data, Penn State University horticulturalist Dr. Jim Schupp has arrived at some conclusions about how peach growers should grow peaches

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China could become big pear market

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China could become a significant market for U.S. pears. Louis Ng, who represents the Pear Bureau Northwest in China, believes China could be importing 500,000 to 600,000 boxes of pears annually within the next five to ten years. That would make China the second-largest pear export market after Mexico.

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The path to commercialization

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For seven years now, Rutgers University of New Jersey and Adams County Nursery in Aspers, Pennsylvania, have been working under a “formal relationship” in which

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Risky business

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Apple growers in New York, and in the northeastern quadrant of the United States generally, are moving toward higher production of fresh market varieties grown

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Wine industry matures

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Like many Yakima Valley wine grape growers, Dick Boushey was an apple grower first. His last apple block has been replanted to wine grapes, but

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Undercover production in China

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Greenhouses or high tunnels can advance the ripening of peaches and nectarines. (Video and Photo Gallery at bottom of story)