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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WAPA gains Chinese organization as member

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

Pear Bureau Northwest celebrates 85 years of its collaboration with Washington and Oregon pear growers to drive demand for Northwest pears. Washington... more »

AgroFresh opens two new service centers, expands field support

AgroFresh Solutions, a global supplier in produce freshness solutions, has opened two new service centers and added 50 seasonal workers worldwide t... more »

World apple production up, trade down

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 estimate slightly up from 2015

Northwest pear growers are releasing fresh pear harvest projections following their annual meetings in Portland last week. Collectively, Washington’... more »

Pear Bureau Northwest presents display contest winners

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 »

Miticide options for controlling mites in fruit

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 »

Pear Bureau Northwest redesigns foodservice website

After a busy year redesigning the consumer, trade, and Spanish language websites, Pear Bureau Northwest proudly releases a site dedicated to pear menu... more »

Comment period extended on apple, pear imports rule

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 »

Anjou pears qualify for Heart-Check certification

Beginning in February, Green and Red Anjou from USA Pears were certified as heart-healthy by the American Heart Association. The certification allows ... more »


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