Featured stories covering summer fruits in this issue.
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Handle Geneva 41 with care
Popular G.41 rootstock takes extra work, but can succeed.
Studying the rot of the problem
Botrytis bunch rot and sour rot are not the same, and these clusters of white grapes demonstrate the difference between the two. The cluster
Making history in the growing at Penn State
Penn State Fruit Research and Extension Center celebrates 100 years of supporting growers.
Taking on trellis with peach trees
New innovations from Penn State promise increased yields, opportunity for mechanization.
Study in quality controls will help manage peach mealiness
Researcher examines effects of chilling, waxes and coatings on Ontario peaches.
What makes a ‘cultural’ orchardist?
Researchers examine how growers pick nonchemical pest management tactics.
For cherries and blueberries, it pays to prey
Research confirms benefits of kestrels for bird control.
Two Northwest associations focused on trade finalize affiliation
Northwest Fruit Exporters is now a member of the Northwest Horticultural Council.
Too hot and cold in the Golden State
Temperature tantrums abound for apricot, peach and cherry growers in California.
Good to Know: Help for managing Oriental fruit moth
OFM damage is on the rise in Washington orchards.
Steven Murray Jr., a young grower from Bakersfield, California
family background / Steven has helped change Murray Family Farms’ business, adding farm markets and agritourism at locations in California’s Southern San Joaquin