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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Northwest pear crop expected to be large

Northwest pear growers are estimating their 2018-19 crop will be the fourth-largest in history. The estimate is based on data reported from Washin... more »

Oregon growers invest in first-ever all-pear line

Diamond Fruit Growers Chairman Scott Halliday unveiled the company’s – and the world’s – first-ever pear line from Unitec on Monday, Jul... more »

Northwest fresh pear harvest estimated at 18.9 million boxes

As part of the annual Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) meeting held in Portland, OR on May 31, industry members compiled the first official estimate of t... more »

Pear Bureau Northwest hires regional marketing manager

Portland, Oregon-based Pear Bureau Northwest is pleased to announce that Bryan Roberts has joined the organization as Regional Marketing Manager. Ro... more »

John Deere has low-profile, narrow 5075GL high-value crop tractor 

John Deere has introduced the 5075GL Specialty Tractor for orchard and vineyard growers who want a powerful, low and narrow tractor to maintain and ha... more »

Cool springs set well with fruit tree growers

Stable springs without hard frosts are sitting well for fruit tree growers around the country. In Washington state, growers are set up for a good g... more »

Warm weather, rain start Michigan fruit crops

More seasonably warm weather combined with recent rainfall brought the first push of green growth in fruit crops for the year. Drier conditions early ... more »

IFTA study tour highlights New Zealand growers

New Zealand growers and industry representatives showcased the country’s tree fruit production amenities during the International Fruit Tree Associa... more »

Penn State bilingual workshop covers fruit trees pruning, GAP

[caption id="attachment_17293" align="alignright" width="225"] There were no empty chairs at the indoor portion of the workshop. Photo: Lee Stivers, P... more »

New study explains antibiotic resistance in apple, pear disease

When humans get bacterial infections, we reach for antibiotics to make us feel better faster. It’s the same with many economically important crops. ... more »


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