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Gökhan Öztürk’s fruitful journey
Turkish fruit breeder visits Washington to gain insights into fruit breeding at WSU.
Your vineyard scouts probably aren’t sampling nearly as randomly as you think they are.
Organic apple production remains complicated in the Northeastern U.S.
Organic apple production remains complicated in the Northeastern U.S., but one grower has figured out how to make a profit on processing apples.
Organics programs need all voices
A sticky situation: Industry is urging growers to get involved with standards board.
A better bitter pit predictor
Measuring tree vigor and peel chemistry gives the best indication which fruit is at risk.
Independent grower not afraid to try different techniques
Roberto Guerrero under the early spring canopy of his quadruple row Granny Smith apples at his farm, ACMA Mission Orchards, in Quincy, Washington. This block
Average apple harvest likely in U.S.
The 2017 apple harvest at Doornink Fruit Ranch began with Buckeye Gala on Aug. 25 in Wapato, Washington. (TJ Mullinax/Good Fruit Grower) U.S.
The variabilities of Honeycrisp: Good To Know
Research Commission surveys quality, availability of Honeycrisp at retail.
Devon Wade, a young grower from The Dalles, Oregon
family background / After serving several tours overseas in the U.S. Army, Devon joined his parents, Gary and Marlis, at their farm in
High hopes for Harvista
Canadian growers gain access to 1-MCP for apple orchards.
Thinking ahead about thinning – 2017 IFTA
Precision crop management skills help Michigan growers cut back on expensive hand thinning.
Following the high-density leaders – 2017 IFTA
Michigan’s early adopters of high-density systems share tips for multiple leaders and cropping techniques.