If asked what commercial fruit orchards might look like in the future – even up to a century from now – those who’ve studied orchards closely will give you a wide range of answers. The speculati... 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 playbook.... more
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Last year was Earth’s warmest since 1880, according to NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
The two agencies rece... more »
A new pear cultivar called Gem has been released by USDA, Oregon State University, Michigan State University and Clemson University.Agricultural Resea... more »
When talking about “megatrends” in the world apple industry, Peter Beaven started with supermarkets. Beaven, president of the World Apple ... more »
Arysta LifeScience North America recently announced registrations of Kasumin bactericide in the apple-growing states of Washington, Michigan and New Y... more »
Bayer CropScience’s Sivanto insecticide has received registration from EPA and will be available for the 2015 growing season.According to Bayer,... more »
A national team of scientists working on genomics, genetics and breeding of rosaceous crops has been awarded funds for the first year of a $10 million... more »
Jon DeVaney knows he is the go-to person, now that the merger of four Washington state fruit industry associations is officially in place. DeVaney, wh... more »
When BEI International, a South Haven, Michigan, agriculture equipment supplier, went defunct last April, it left several growers throughout the count... more »
Russia was on everybody’s mind at Interpoma.On Nov. 20, speakers at the international apple conference held in Bolzano, Italy, discussed the wor... more »
Concern continues to mount about the potential impact of spotted wing drosophila (SWD) in tart cherries in Michigan. Larry Gut, Michigan State Univers... more »