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Large art for small farms

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An illustration of what John Maher’s ladder artwork will look like. Artist John Maher of Mosier, Oregon, is turning his talents to creating a huge

Farming THE SUN

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Sol Orchard installed this one-megawatt solar panel project for California’s Victor Valley College. Imagine a crop without worries of labor, pests, rain during harvest, and

Breeders seek input from supply chain

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The apple, cherry, peach, and strawberry breeding activities of RosBREED are located across the United States at university, federal, and private sector locations. What do

More quantity than quality in China

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Chinese packers have been unable to convince growers to update orchards to improve yields and color. Shandong growers are unwilling to lose production in the

Tree IVs?

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This injector was tested with apple trees. Might the airblast sprayer in the future be replaced by IV tubes jabbed in fruit trees? Michigan State

REAP can benefit orchardists

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Fruit growers have been less likely than other farmers to tap into funds available under the USDA Rural Energy for America Program (REAP), but some

The Aussie Bush for cherries

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To get cherry trees into production quickly and produce large firm cherries, it is generally accepted that we must: • Grow each tree close to its