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New Varieties

Featured stories covering new varieties in this issue.

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Vineyard sprayers: Applying knowledge

August 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Washington State University sprayer evaluation helps growers optimize vineyard sprayer performance.

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A high-tech ball for berries

August 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Berry Impact Recording Device rides along for harvest, packing.

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Wine tech award winners

August 21st, 2018|0 Comments

New products help take the guesswork out of the vineyard.

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Tarts with a touch of romance

August 16th, 2018|1 Comment

University of Saskatchewan breeding program yields some surprising dwarf cherries.

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Going undercover with drape netting

August 15th, 2018|0 Comments

U.S. universities embark on studies to examine drape netting over high-value apple orchards.

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Shaking it up in the orchard: Video

August 14th, 2018|0 Comments

WSU continues work on tiered shake-and-catch harvester.

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Battling birds with lights, sounds : Videos

August 6th, 2018|0 Comments

Makers of new noise and laser deterrents promise birds won’t habituate to the technology.

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Be gone, starlings

August 6th, 2018|0 Comments

Bird control in British Columbia benefits from area-wide approach.

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Before you dig

August 6th, 2018|0 Comments

Simple check can avoid underground dangers.

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MCP treatments can be tricky

July 31st, 2018|0 Comments

New study confirms numerous factors that go into successfully using MCP on pears.

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A bad blightmare of a year

July 31st, 2018|0 Comments

Don’t stop cutting away fire blight after harvest, or a bad season will get worse.

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Good to Know: Food safety Q&A

July 31st, 2018|0 Comments

To keep you abreast of the latest information, Good Fruit Grower, in cooperation with industry professionals, is presenting an occasional column to answer some of the more frequently asked questions about implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act.

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The new buzz for blossoms

July 30th, 2018|1 Comment

Drones won’t replace bees for pollination, but they may help.

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Guilherme Fontanella Sander, a young grower from Vale do Sol, Brazil

July 27th, 2018|1 Comment

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family background / Guilherme grew up working alongside his father Renato and mother Edna at orchards in Southern Brazil. Guilherme obtained his master’s degree in