Research commission tour finds some exciting ideas but no major advances on technology tour in Germany and the Netherlands.
Abundant Robotics debuts robotic harvester in New Zealand apple orchard for first harvest headed to market.
MSU researcher compares trunk injection to spray application for pear psylla control.
New owner plans to continue many employee-support programs created by Broetje.
Growers have many choices as manufacturers invest heavily in harvest platforms.
Apple Vacuum System mounted on a Bandit Xpress platform may look strange, but orchard managers seem pleased with performance.
Funding education is a top priority for the Plath family.
While agreement calls for no tariffs on apples, pears and cherries between North American nations, Mexico’s separate 20 percent retaliatory tariff on U.S. apples could remain in place.
Cherry growers are expected to share in $111.5 million in aid as part of an overall $12 billion package the Trump administration approved to help growers and producers hurt by trade policies.
U.S. apple and pear growers who may be harmed by ongoing international trade disputes will be able to apply for the federal government’s relief package beginning in October.