February 15th 2017 issue

Cutting-edge technique to keep pathogens away

By |2019-05-29T14:23:04-07:00February 28th, 2017|Diseases, February 15th 2017 issue, Food safety, Insects and mites, Jared Johnson, Kate Prengaman, New Developments, Pesticides, Production, Research, Technology and equipment, Varieties|

Rutgers researchers hope gene-editing technology can make wine grapes resistant to downy mildew.

Tissue culture company begins selling plants directly to growers – Video

By |2019-05-29T14:23:05-07:00February 27th, 2017|Apples, Cherries, February 15th 2017 issue, Pears, Research, Shannon Dininny, Stone fruits, Technology and equipment, TJ Mullinax, Varieties|

Culture change: Oregon company looks to reduce wait time for key rootstocks

Is it really clean? Aggressive cleaning makes big difference

By |2019-05-29T14:23:05-07:00February 23rd, 2017|Apples, Cherries, February 15th 2017 issue, Food safety, Grapes, Legal & Regulatory, Pears, Research, Shannon Dininny, Stone fruits, Technology and equipment|

Study shows areas with floor, wall damage are key harborage sites for Listeria.

Alfredo Jeronimo, a young grower from Wenatchee, Washington

By |2019-05-29T14:23:07-07:00February 16th, 2017|Apples, Cherries, February 15th 2017 issue, Images, Issues, People, TJ Mullinax, Videos, Young Grower|

Alfredo grew up working in orchards alongside his father. After starting a family, Alfredo followed his interests in the packing side of the industry and is currently pursuing goals in orchard management.