Crop Management and Pollination
Featured stories about crop management, pollination — and more — in this issue.
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Net effects on pollination
Netting’s implications for pollination still being explored.
Let there be loppers in your crop load management plan
Don’t forget the pruning part of crop load management.
Stay informed on insurance
Growing wine grapes can be a risky business. The Risk Management Agency shares updates on how crop insurance can help.
A little of everything covered in Hort Show session
Hort Show tech session touches on eclectic variety of topics.
Family apple farm thriving in Southeast Michigan
Swindeman family succeeds despite distance from the rest of the state’s apple industry.
Pollination needs more bees, please
For stable pollination long-term, wild bee diversity matters.
Temperature tutorials from a strange spring
Spring 2022 was an anomaly in the Northwest, but some lessons carry forward.
Washington wine industry sees both good and bad trends
Uncontracted Washington acreage and dropping red wine consumption cloud some positive industry trends discussed during WineVit.
Freezing foresight for frost risk
Over 100 years of frost forecasting experience in the Pacific Northwest and new research improve location-specific predictions.
Brandt and Trent Swindeman, young growers from Deerfield, Michigan
Brandt went to Albion College in Michigan and Trent went to Lourdes University in Sylvania, Ohio, both studying business. They are the sons of Mary Pat and Jim Swindeman.
Langager: Commenting 101
The why and how of submitting comments to the federal government.
Good Stuff: March 15, 2023
A selection of the latest products and services for tree fruit and grape growers.
USApple announces 2023 NextGen Apple Fellowship class
The U.S. Apple Association announced in a news release the 2023 class of its emerging leader program, the NextGen Apple Fellowship.