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
The world’s honeybee population is in a steep decline that science has, so far, been unable to reverse. Some scientists are working on solutions to the culpri... more
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There is a rush in West Michigan to get trees in the ground before the area gets doused by rain again later this week. Phil Schwallier, a Michigan Sta... more »
A University of Arkansas study has found that using high tunnels in berry production can increase yields, extend the harvest season and improve fruit ... more »
Crunch Time Apple Growers’ RubyFrost apples have ended the season with retail partners selling out of the last of the 2016 harvest.
Mark Russell,... more »
Several apple growers shared their strategies for taking product “From Bud to Bin,” which was the theme of the 60th annual International Fruit Tre... more »
Del Feigal, orchard management president, Auvil Fruit, discusses, the company's Orondo, Washington, system where a short, four-wire trellis with ... watch »
McDougall & Sons Co-Owner Scott McDougall talks about the company's Legacy Orchard in East Wenatchee, Washington. He spoke during the ... watch »
Since its release in 1991, Honeycrisp has been harboring a secret: its parents are a mystery. Originally billed as the child of Macoun a... more »
The Washington Red Raspberry Commission has responded to several growers’ concerns over disruption in the raspberry markets from imported raspberri... more »
USDA announced the results of an Oregon and Washington pear producer referendum to continue Federal Marketing Order 927, showing that 97 percent of fr... more »
Honeybees – employed to pollinate crops during the blooming season – encounter danger due to lingering and wandering pesticides, according to a ne... more »