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Summer Fruits

Featured stories covering summer fruits in this issue.

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Handle Geneva 41 with care

July 18th, 2018|0 Comments

Popular G.41 rootstock takes extra work, but can succeed.

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Studying the rot of the problem

July 17th, 2018|0 Comments

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Sour rot can be a frustrating foe in vineyards, but after more than a decade studying it, researcher Wendy McFadden-Smith has a good idea about

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Making history in the growing at Penn State

July 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Penn State Fruit Research and Extension Center celebrates 100 years of supporting growers.

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Taking on trellis with peach trees

July 11th, 2018|0 Comments

New innovations from Penn State promise increased yields, opportunity for mechanization.

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Study in quality controls will help manage peach mealiness

July 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Researcher examines effects of chilling, waxes and coatings on Ontario peaches.

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What makes a ‘cultural’ orchardist?

July 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Researchers examine how growers pick nonchemical pest management tactics.

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For cherries and blueberries, it pays to prey

July 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Research confirms benefits of kestrels for bird control.

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Two Northwest associations focused on trade finalize affiliation

July 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Northwest Fruit Exporters is now a member of the Northwest Horticultural Council.

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Too hot and cold in the Golden State

June 28th, 2018|3 Comments

Temperature tantrums abound for apricot, peach and cherry growers in California.

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Good to Know: Help for managing Oriental fruit moth

June 28th, 2018|0 Comments

OFM damage is on the rise in Washington orchards.

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Steven Murray Jr., a young grower from Bakersfield, California

June 28th, 2018|0 Comments

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family background / Steven has helped change Murray Family Farms’ business, adding farm markets and agritourism at locations in California’s Southern San Joaquin Valley. He