Pears

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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Cool springs set well with fruit tree growers

Stable springs without hard frosts are sitting well for fruit tree growers around the country.

Washington growers are looking at a good bloom.

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World apple, pear production drops on China losses

The United States Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service issued its biannual report, published in June and December, including dat... 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 »

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 »

World Pear Day promotion set for Dec. 1

To kick off the 14th year of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) proclaiming December to be National Pear Month, Pear Bureau Northwest/USA Pear... more »

Pear Bureau Northwest hires event coordinator

Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) is pleased to announce Angela Daniels has joined the company as Event Coordinator. Daniels brings diverse experience in e... more »

Pear Bureau Northwest cites Jewel-Osco as top retailer

Pear Bureau Northwest is excited to present the award for 2018 Pear Retailer of the Year to Jewel-Osco. The award, which was presented on the show fl... more »

Canada ‘yet to realize’ fruit export potential in Europe

Canada has huge opportunities for fruit exports to Europe that are being left unrealized, despite the opening up of trade between EU countries and the... more »

USA Pears releases ‘Hand-Picked’ videos

The 2018 harvest of Northwest grown pears, hand-picked and hand-packed with care by Pacific Northwest growers, is estimated to yield more than 20 mil... more »

Northwest pear season starts; actress named spokesperson

The 2018 harvest of Northwest grown pears, hand-picked and hand-packed with care by Pacific Northwest growers, is now available in grocery stores. Sta... more »

Strategy for pear IPM postharvest sprays outlined

The end of pear season is finally upon us. One topic of discussion is the potential need for and strategy for postharvest sprays to manage overw... more »


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