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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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... more »

Variety development includes genetic approaches

Kevin Folta is eager to discuss the next big breakthroughs in genetic technology that are eventually going to lead to improvements in fruit and vegeta... more »

Breeding Apples at the University of Minnesota

David Bedford, an apple breeder with the University of Minnesota, discusses the way genetic techniques can speed up the breeding process.... watch »

SWD’s Impact on Virginia Grapes, Berries

Doug Pfeiffer, an entomologist with Virginia Tech, discusses the susceptibility of grapes and berries to spotted wing drosophila.... watch »

Kick off Michigan 2017 tree fruit season on April 18

Michigan State University (MSU) Extension will host the annual Tree Fruit Integrated Pest Management Kickoff Meeting on April 18. The meeting will be ... more »

Southern crops impacted by deep freeze

A deep freeze in the Southeast has done considerable damage to crops in Georgia and South Carolina. Georgia's blueberries and South Carolina's peaches... more »

Clemson researchers working to breed better peaches

Clemson University geneticist Ksenija Gasic seeks to do the unimaginable: improve the taste, aroma and nutritional value of the beloved peach. Gasi... more »

Michigan cherry producers approve continuation referendum

Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development Director Jamie Clover Adams announced March 17 that the state’s cherry producers... more »

Using the world’s oldest apple trees to supply new ones

Considering the many different types of apples we see at farmers markets and supermarkets, it may be hard to believe that apple trees are not as d... more »

MSU AgBioResearch receives new planter

The Michigan State University (MSU) fruit research stations across Michigan have recently received their newest piece of equipment thanks to Gillison... more »


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