“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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Zeus Prime XC is a new product from FMC Corp. with a new active ingredient that has not been used in tree fruit before. Currently it has a supplementa... more »
Karen Lewis, a Washington State University Extension regional tree fruit specialist, has been appointed to lead WSU’s tree fruit extension team, eff... more »
Chris Walsh and Mike Newell, University of Maryland, report that there is an increased potential for internal browning and breakdown in Olympic Asian ... more »
Harvest is nearing completion for the Northwest pear growers of Washington and Oregon. Over the next months, 10 pear varieties will be at their peak, ... more »
A new law that defines Washington’s commercial beekeepers as farmers will enable the state to better reap the benefits of healthy bee population... more »
Agricultural businesses were busy assessing storm damage Aug. 3 to orchards and packinghouses following strong thunderstorms overnight in the Grand Tr... more »
The California Dept. of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has taken decisive action against six companies that ignored warnings, and repeatedly sold imported... more »
Gary Pullano, associate editor for Fruit Growers News, is blogging this week from the International Fruit Tree Association's Regional Summer Tour in W... more »
An agricultural operation with multiple business arms operates best when all facets are on the same page – or at least functioning from a shared... more »
What might fruit storage look like in the future? Several experts shared their thoughts with FGN.
Randy Beaudry, a horticulture professor at Michig... more »