Fruits

Arctic apple engineers welcome scrutiny, growers’ help

Even as Okanagan Specialty Fruits (OSF) moves ahead with ambitious plans to grow its operations it’s doing so with a dedication to transparency and opening its doors to growers.

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Modes of action, product solubility key in fall weed control

“Know your weeds and have a three-year plan,” said Bernard Zandstra, Michigan State University (MSU) Extension specialist and professor in the Department of Horticulture.

A well thought-out, written plan is the best way to stay on track with a complicated herbicide program.

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Arctic apple engineers welcome scrutiny, growers’ help

In a hotel conference room in eastern Washington, Okanagan Specialty Fruits employee Jessica Brady takes two apparently identical yellow apples – on... more »

California Giant expands raspberry program

California Giant Berry Farms has significantly expanded its raspberry program in Mexico in the last year, providing year-round availability of the ras... more »

Washington Red Raspberry Commission supports WSU

Washington State University is celebrating Washington’s red raspberry growers and processors, represented by the Washington Red Raspberry Commission... more »

Illinois seeks entries for the 2019 sweet, hard cider contests

Cider making is starting, so make sure to pull some samples to submit for the 2019 Sweet and Hard Cider Contests. The 30th annual Sweet Apple Cider C... more »

BASF creates a new world of chemistry with new mode of action insecticide

{Sponsored} Growers have a new chemistry on their side in the fight against piercing-sucking insect pests with BASF’s novel mode of action insectic... more »

MSU: 2018 Michigan blueberry crop lowest since 2005

Michigan had a terrible blueberry crop in 2018. Across Michigan, yields for early and mid-season varieties were normal but not great. Yields for late ... more »

New Jersey celebrates state’s wine industry

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture and the Garden State Wine Growers Association today highlighted New Jersey Wine Week with a visit to Beneduce... more »

Crunch Time Apple Growers garner international awards

Crunch Time Apple Growers have won three Silver Davey Awards in the 14th annual contest, as announced by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts. W... more »

Modes of action, product solubility key in fall weed control

A multi-year plan of control is the starting point for fall herbicide applications in tree fruit. The weed control plan should include tank mixing her... more »

Washington state crops, like cherries, ‘hit hard’ in trade war

Between April and September, according to a new report, Washington farmers and other export-dependent producers saw foreign sales plummet by between 2... more »


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