“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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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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WAPA (World Apple and Pear Association) has welcomed the apple and pear section of the China Chamber of Commerce of Foodstuffs and Native Produce (CF... more »
Pear Bureau Northwest celebrates 85 years of its collaboration with Washington and Oregon pear growers to drive demand for Northwest pears. Washington... more »
AgroFresh Solutions, a global supplier in produce freshness solutions, has opened two new service centers and added 50 seasonal workers worldwide t... more »
USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service has published its latest biannual report studying world markets and trade in apples, grapes and pears. The report... more »
Northwest pear growers are releasing fresh pear harvest projections following their annual meetings in Portland last week. Collectively, Washington’... more »
The results are in for the 3rd annual “Pear Up with USA Pears” display contest sponsored by Pear Bureau Northwest. Produce personnel submitted cre... more »
Mites can be significant pests of fruit crops. There are many miticides available for control of European red mites (ERM), twospotted spider mites (TS... more »
After a busy year redesigning the consumer, trade, and Spanish language websites, Pear Bureau Northwest proudly releases a site dedicated to pear menu... more »
USDA APHIS is extending the comment period on the proposed rule that would amend the regulations to allow the importation of fresh apple and pear frui... more »
Beginning in February, Green and Red Anjou from USA Pears were certified as heart-healthy by the American Heart Association. The certification allows ... more »