USApple: Total number of apples in storage on March 1 is 8% less than year ago

The U.S. Apple Association's March 2021 edition of Market News has been released. This is the fifth report on the 2020 apple crop. According to the survey, this year's fresh apple holdings on March 1,... more »

New online fruit production series introduced by Ohio State University

Ohio State University South Centers is hosting a new online series focused on fruit production beginning March 23 with blueberries, then continuing with blackberries on March 30, and finally concluding with raspberries on April 6.... more »

WSU minority and under-represented students in viticulture, enology get boost

A three-way partnership between Woodinville Wine Country, Chateau Ste. Michelle, and DeLille Cellars will aim to recruit students from diverse backgrounds for WSU’s wine science program. As racial justice protests erupted across the country last... 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 »

Can computerized modeling drive precision bloom thinning?

The latest apple research results from the farmer-driven Northern New York Agricultural Development Program evaluate how well computerized modeling programs help growers determine when to begin thinning the bloom in their orchards. Three commercial apple... more »

Okanagan Specialty Fruits announces staff promotions for 2021

Summerland, British Columbia-based Okanagan Specialty Fruits, developer and grower behind the Arctic apple, announced March 8 a line of staff changes and promotions in 2021 at the VP and manager level. Jenn Armen - VP of... more »

Bryan Sakuma gets blueberry honor for Export and Global Community Relations

During the 2020 North American Blueberry Council/U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council Virtual Conference & Expo, USHBC honored 11 pioneers whose work has helped the blueberry industry grow and flourish over the last two decades. One of... more »

Boyer Orchards goes from side business to award winner in three generations

Western Pennsylvania’s Boyer Orchards LLC was the side business of a steelworker in the late 1950s, but fast forward a couple of generations and his sons and grandsons are employed at a farm operation honored... more »

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Kansas peach grower puts focus on high-density output

FGN’s 60th Anniversary: Tree fruit rootstocks evolve over decades

Pear rootstocks for replant in presence of armillaria

Cover crops show effects on iron deficiency in pear

USHBC recognizes grower Tom Bodtke, other blueberry industry leaders

Technology highlights at IFTA show commercial potential

Autonomous sprayer available for orchards

Hybrid use puts Regev in ‘game-changer’ mode

Farm Market column: ‘Delighting’ the online customer ideal marketers’ goal

Notes from the Farm column: Taking out an old tree while navigating credit card scams

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Through good times and bad, neighbors help each other

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