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New tool will help growers keep better track of chilling hours

2024-03-27T12:14:04-07:00February 26th, 2024|Apples, April 1st 2024 Issue, Cherries, Crop management, Matt Milkovich, Pears, Quick Bite, Stone fruits, Technology and equipment, Updates|

Purdue University’s Midwestern Regional Climate Center has launched an interactive tool fruit growers can use to more closely monitor accumulated chilling hours...

IFTA honors leaders amid research updates

2024-03-27T12:01:06-07:00February 15th, 2024|Apples, April 1st 2024 Issue, IFTA, Kate Prengaman, People, Quick Bite, Research, Technology and equipment, TJ Mullinax, Updates|

On the final day of the International Fruit Tree Association’s annual meeting in Yakima, Washington, Feb. 14, the group took a break from orchard innovation and technology talks to honor members for their significant contributions to the industry...

Survey to help develop sustainability metrics for Pacific Northwest apple industry

2024-03-20T10:20:39-07:00February 1st, 2024|Apples, Jonelle Mejica, March 15th 2024 Issue, Quick Bite, Research, Updates|

Apple growers in the Pacific Northwest are needed to participate in a survey that will support the development of a life cycle assessment and help develop region-specific solutions to address climate change challenges...