Which comes first, the trellis or the trees?

By |April 12th, 2017|

Allan says he prefers to plant the dormant, cut-back sleeping eyes for the V-trellis system

Fertilizer tips to maximize baby tree growth

By |April 12th, 2017|

Nourishing new orchards

New methods to get from bud to bin : Videos

By |April 10th, 2017|

Tree system architecture for apple orchards a key topic for IFTA speakers, grower tours.

The latest on FF Robotics’ machine harvester

By |April 10th, 2017|

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IFTA’s summer field tour in New York last year focused on automation technologies and growers who are utilizing new equipment

Brett Grobe, a Young Grower from Elyria, Ohio

By |April 5th, 2017|

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family background / Brett is a sixth-generation fruit and vegetable grower in northern Ohio near Lake Erie. Grobe Fruit Farm

What’s killing these trees?

By |March 29th, 2017|

Pathologists hope a survey of Northeast apple growers will provide clues in the case of rapid apple decline.

Growers, packers meet with lawmakers

By |March 29th, 2017|

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Members of the Washington Apple Commission and Columbia Fruit Packers were among a group of apple industry leaders from across

Don’t invest in unwanted shoot growth

By |March 23rd, 2017|

With spring approaching in the Northern Hemisphere, a new season for orchardists starts with flowers, new leaves and shoots — and much anxiety.

Fighting honeybee decline with instrumental insemination — Video

By |March 22nd, 2017|

WSU researchers hope to breed better bees

A new, old bee

By |March 21st, 2017|

From high in the Tien Shan Mountains of Central Asia, Washington State University entomologists Steve Sheppard and Brandon Hopkins have brought home semen from a new strain of honeybees that evolved right alongside the wild apple tree.

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