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Featured stories about cherries appear in this issue.

Good Job

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Harold Thome is Pomesters’ Fruit Man of the Year Harold Thome, a fourth-generation apple grower on Fruit Ridge near Comstock Park, Michigan, has been named

The KGB revealed

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In the late 1990s, Oregon cherry growers began planting pedestrian orchards, utilizing training systems developed in Europe to grow small trees that could be harvested

Benefits of tunnels

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Greg Lang explains how he removes buds in order to develop a whorl of limbs around the tree axis. High tunnels will reduce damage to

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Maine apples wanted

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John Bunker examines an apple at the Sandy River Orchard, Mercer, Maine, with 90-year-old Francis Fenton, owner (in blue). These are some of the varieties

Wanted: Endangered apples

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Walking through the Maine Heritage Orchard in Unity, Maine, is like walking through a Noah’s Ark for apples. The orchard, maintained by the Maine Organic

Keeping cherry growing profitable

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A “dream team” of cherry researchers from across the nation is working on a project designed to help assure the profitability of the fresh sweet