Sunburn and sunscald: Beware the warning signs – Video

By |August 14th, 2017|

Sunburn and sunscald research underway in sunny Chile could lead to tools that would benefit growers in all arid regions.

Report: European apple forecast down 21 percent

By |August 11th, 2017|

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The World Apple and Pear Association is forecasting a 2017 European apple crop that will be 21 percent less than

Orchard mechanization gains momentum

By |August 8th, 2017|

Growers increasingly find ways to adopt new technologies across all four seasons.

Willett: Taking advantage of technology

By |August 8th, 2017|

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The desire to automate segments of the tree fruit industry isn’t new.

At its formation, as far back as the 1960s,

The ag advocates

By |August 8th, 2017|

Hort Council presses on amid leadership change.

Washington apple crop expected to be big, but not a record

By |August 7th, 2017|

Washington apple growers expect a large, but not record, fresh volume for the 2017 harvest, which has begun in some of the earliest locations.

WSU Transitioning to Organic tour set for Aug. 2, 3

By |July 24th, 2017|

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Washington State University and the Next Generation Tree Fruit Network will hold a pair of tours focusing on transitioning to

IFTA Summer Tour wraps up with focus on research, frost

By |July 18th, 2017|

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The Michigan tree fruit industry is chock full of innovative growers rapidly diversifying, modernizing and making research-backed changes designed to

IFTA in Michigan, Day One: fruit set was not affected by netting

By |July 16th, 2017|

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In western Michigan, the center of the state’s fresh apple industry is located on a geographic landmark known as the

Lake Ontario Tour shows wide range of New York tree fruit farming

By |July 12th, 2017|

The only consistency on the Lake Ontario Fruit Program tour this summer was the humidity. Otherwise, the five-farm tour organized by Cornell University Cooperative Extension covered a remarkably diverse swath of tree fruit farming in a narrow band along Lake Ontario’s shores: new high density apple plantings and apple orchards far older than this reporter, along with high density peaches, berries, and a brand new cidery.

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