Multiple years of studies in Pennsylvania grower orchards are providing additional clues for managing Honeycrisp in the orchard to prevent bitter pit following storage.
Research led by Penn State U... more
If Wisconsin cranberry growers had a higher incidence of fruit rot in 2016 than usual, should they intensify their fungicide spray program this coming season? N... more
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Crunch Pak’s new 7,000 square-foot slicing facility in Cashmere, Wash., is giving the company more options for its prepackaged sliced apples. To... more »
Mexico shows its least attractive face to Americans entering from above its northern border. Not only do we carry in our memories the televised images... more »
With $12 billion in annual sales, pre-cut, pre-washed and packaged fruits and vegetables remain the fastest growing segment in the produce sector, and... more »
While no official quarantine had been announced, one was expected soon. And when it comes, Michigan State University’s (MSU) Southwest Michigan ... more »
Trade show season always is exciting because you get the entire industry together to talk about the past growing season and the possibilities of the f... more »
As the new year began, FDA proclaimed that products such as meat and milk from cloned animals are safe for human consumption. A person with a science-... more »
High-density apple orchards on dwarfing rootstocks have become common in many apple growing regions of the world. This has allowed apple growers to ac... more »
If managing raspberries were easy, would they still sell for $4.50 a pint? Nathan Milburn hopes so. In 2001, Milburn Orchards ventured into raspberrie... more »
What Michigan Niagara and Concord juice grape growers need is a really good year. For many of them, it’s been four bad years running. For grower... more »
Brown rot is one of the most economically and ecologically important diseases affecting California's $100 million prune industry, say plant pathologis... more »