Fruits

Washington growers focus on top apples

Several apple growers shared their strategies for taking product “From Bud to Bin,” which was the theme of the 60th annual International Fruit Tree Association conference in Wenatchee, Washington,... more

Cranberry school covers fruit rot, other threats

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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Wine grape research videos available from MSU Extension

Wine grape growers now have access to Michigan State University (MSU) research in the form of short, informative videos. Thanks to funding from the M... more »

Calcium improves tree health, fruit production

{Sponsored} It’s no secret: calcium plays a vital role in fruit production. It improves tree health and improves fruit storability and shelf life. ... more »

New Eagle Packaging machinery creates XL trays

Eagle Packaging Machinery has recently introduced the Vassoyo Air XL for forming extra-large produce trays with or without a lid. The tray former can ... more »

Blueberry management tips to protect from freeze damage

Severe freeze events such as occurred in Georgia March 15-16, present multiple challenges to growers. The magnitude of the damage varies across locati... more »

Stemilt compost program helps grow apples, cherries

The compost project at Stemilt was featured at the Tilth Conference in Wenatchee, Washinton. The compost facility is located in the center of the comp... more »

How leaf removal kills a common grape pest

Once upon a time, a grape farmer experimented with removing leaves surrounding bunches of grapes and found that the additional sunlight they received ... more »

Young apple growers meet lawmakers on Capitol Hill

As part of the U.S. Apple Association annual fly-in, 17 young apple leaders were selected by the organization to represent the industry and meet one-o... more »

Artificial fruit sensor monitors cargo

Fruits can quickly perish on their journey from the farm to the store, and current methods for measuring the temperature inside cargo containers are n... more »

Marrone Bio launches Haven anti-transpirant for sun stress reduction

Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI) is expanding beyond biopesticides and crop protection and into the biostimulant market by commercially launching Haven A... more »

Southwest Grape Grower’s Kickoff meeting set

Recent volatile weather has stirred interest in the impact of climate change. How might short- and long-term changes in the climate affect our ability... more »


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