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Tart cherries threatened

  • February 26th, 2015

Entomologists in Michigan are still trying to determine whether spotted wing drosophila will be [...]

  • Research on rot is under way

Research on rot is under way

  • February 26th, 2015
Plant pathologist is working to determine if pruning and spraying crab apple trees effectively controls postharvest rots.
  • 60 years in pears

60 years in pears

  • February 26th, 2015
Fred Valentine’s philosophy is that exchanging ideas benefits everyone.
  • Story of the soil: Owen Roe

Story of the soil: Owen Roe

  • February 5th, 2015
Volcanic and glacial soils at Union Gap Estate help create different flavor profiles in wines.
  • Packing apples in Italy

Packing apples in Italy

  • January 22nd, 2015
Presizing and presorting apples into storage changes the way apples are packed in Italy.

Bigger crops ahead

  • January 21st, 2015
Growers will need to produce niche varieties and maximize production efficiency, marketers say.

Beating the odds

  • January 20th, 2015
Packing lines should be designed with more concern about food safety, says fruit grower and packer Warren Morgan.

Loans for new farmers

  • January 15th, 2015
The biggest challenges for young growers are lack of access to capital and land.
  • Mason bees generating buzz

Mason bees generating buzz

  • January 15th, 2015

Mason bees have the potential to help tree fruit growers in the Pacific Northwest [...]