Cherries

SePRO has unique mode-of-action residual herbicide for permanent crops

BrakeOn! pre-emergence residual herbicide for the control of annual grass and broadleaf weeds in permanent crops is being launched by SePRO Corp., long known for its aquatic and horticultural products. According to a news relief,... more »

Finger Lakes’ Apple Barrel Orchards shifts to next generation

A new generation of family owners will lead Apple Barrel Orchards into the next century. Michael and Allison Hiller purchased the farm market and a sizable portion of the land in the Finger Lakes Region... more »

USDA proposes changes to tart cherries assessment rate

The USDA is inviting comments on a recommendation by the Cherry Industry Administrative Board to change the allocation of the assessment rate prescribed under the marketing order regulating tart cherries grown in the states of... more »

New book from experts about sweet cherry production available

A new book about sweet cherry production is available. This new book provides comprehensive coverage of the history, genetic improvements, production physiology of growth and cropping, orchard establishment and management, and harvest considerations for sustainable... more »

Firman Pollen adds Donny Leadon in sales and business development

Yakima,Washington-based Firman Pollen, an industry leader in supplying supplemental pollen since 1933, has hired Donny Leadon in sales and business development. “Donny is an outstanding addition to the team and brings a wealth of knowledge... more »

Okanagan fruit growers will face another tough year if labor issues linger

Lower cherry crops may have disguised the true impact of an ongoing agricultural issue in the Okanagan, according to a BC Fruit Growers Association newsletter. “The year 2020 was very unusual for farm labor –... more »

Michigan agriculture stalwart Fred Tubbs dies at age 82

Fred Tubbs, 82, of Hart, Michigan, died Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, at his home. He is now reunited with his wife, Dianna, grandson, Collin Hansen, brother, Gary Tubbs, and sister, Ruthann Corliss. According to his... more »

NuPhY Inc. acquires assets, licenses of former Phytelligence

Taking root in the remains of a now defunct start up, NuPhY is a new agricultural technology company headed up by Washington State University professor of horticulture Amit Dhingra. The new WSU spin-out was revitalized... more »


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