Nutrient and Water Management
Featured stories about nutrient and water management, and more, in this issue.
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Seeing things in a different light
Ste. Michelle specialist shares her strategies for remote sensing.
A new chapter for growers
U.S. farm bankruptcies on the rise; changes to law further expand eligibility.
Expanded coverage for trees
Federal government releases tree insurance program sought by industry.
Stink bugs a foul foe
Oregon specialty crops present attractive enticement for BMSB.
Stress for success with Honeycrisp
Summer water deficits can cause Honeycrisp fruit size to skew a little smaller, which can reduce bitter pit incidence.
Water stress sensor technologies offer more accurate assessments for when growers should irrigate, and how much.
How well is your water?
Differences in ground water and surface irrigation can impact soil.
Elemental questions about calcium and potassium
Researchers grapple with delicate balance between calcium and potassium.
Growing from there to here
MSU horticulture professor examines the cherry tree’s journey from giant to UFO.
Still no answer for bitter pit
After 150 years of investigation, we still don't know what causes bitter pit.
Precision vision on 2020 IFTA Michigan tour
International Fruit Tree Association conference showcases how hardy Michigan growers stay competitive.
Symbiotic microbes found inside wild poplar and willow fix nitrogen for their hosts and appear to confer the same benefits to many crops.
Dininny: Growing forward
New circulation coordinator joins Good Fruit Grower.
Legumes win cover contest
Research shows legume cover crops boost tree growth better than grass.
Jose Garcia, a young grower from Wenatchee, Washington
Jose was born in Mexico and grew up next to the farm his family worked on in Wenatchee. He pursued agriculture at Wenatchee Valley College and Washington State University and is currently an assistant ranch manager in Quincy. Jose is the son of Anita and Juan Garcia.
Winegrowers honors industry leaders
Day 3 of the Washington Winegrowers annual meeting features award luncheon