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Tall spindle or not tall spindle
Planting time for new orchard blocks is just around the corner. Fruit Growers News Managing Editor Matt Milkovich got the chance to speak with Terence Robinson from Cornell University on the emergence of the tall spindle growing system as an optimal way to grow apples.
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Bloom is coming
Photo by Derrek Sigler
It won't be long and trees such as these cherry trees at Royal Farms in Ellsworth, Mich., will be blooming. The big concern this winter, however, has been the unseasonably warm weather. Growers from across the country have told eFGN about concerns that higher temperatures may bring bloom too early. How do things look on your farm?