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Good to Know: A gem of a pear

September 1st, 2012|0 Comments

US 71655-014 has been tested in Hood River, Oregon, for ten years, and is expected to be released soon. A new fireblight-resistant, European pear selection

Arctic apples

September 1st, 2012|1 Comment

The Arctic Granny and Arctic Golden keep their white flesh after slicing. Photo Courtesy of Neal Carter The core idea is simple and elegant. Take


September 1st, 2012|0 Comments

Scientists are testing a sweet idea that might help organic cherry growers manage insects, birds, and diseases all in one go. Organic growers have been

The aristocratic Bosc

September 1st, 2012|0 Comments

For many in the United States, when they think of pears, the image is of the fully ripe, yellow, fragrant, juicy Bartlett pear. But for