Cherries

IFG, with 45 patented grape and sweet cherry varieties, marks 20th year

Bakersfield, California-based International Fruit Genetics (IFG), a fruit-breeding and licensing company widely recognized for inventing the Cotton Candy and Sweet Globe grapes, has reached an exciting milestone as the company celebrates its 20th anniversary this... more »

Repar Corp. shares information about HBR, a natural plant growth regulator

Repar Corp. has issued information about  Homobrassinolide .1% (HBR) plant growth regulator with the latest product trial information on cherry trees and grapevines, both table and winegrapes. According to a news release, HBR is a ... more »

A unique copper for controlling pseudomonas in cherries

{Sponsored} Pseudomonas syringae is a particularly harmful bacterium to cherries, resulting in bacterial blight and bacterial canker, a disease that can destroy cherry tree limbs and decrease yield and quality of the crop. A lesser-known... more »

Sweet cherry evolution a decades-long journey

This is the first in a series of stories that marks the 60th anniversary of Fruit Growers News. The evolution of sweet cherry production has brought together three recognized aficionados on the topic, reflecting on... more »

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 »

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