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Stay alert to cherries’ water needs

(Sponsored) While the cherry harvest has come and gone already for some growers, the majority will soon find themselves in that water-critical month prior to harvest — and they’ve been urged to keep irrigation at... more »

Reduce Apple Cullage and Increase Your Profits

(Sponsored) Designed to protect apples from sunburn browning, Raynox Sunburn Protectant significantly increases the percentage of premium fruit at packout. Independent testing conducted by the WA Tree Fruit Research Commission shows that even under very... more »

Solutions to Grow Better Apples from Bud to Box

(Sponsored) Improve the size, shape and quality of your apples from Bud to Box with the comprehensive portfolio of solutions from Valent U.S.A. and Pace International. Our diverse mix of products are designed to carry your... more »

Fight Leafrollers and More with DiPel DF Biological Insecticide

(Sponsored) Proven DiPel DF Biological Insecticide selectively targets destructive Lepidoptera larvae like leafrollers and more in apples and pears. DiPel is a great rotational or tank mix partner to reduce the potential of worms developing resistance to insecticides with... more »

The Key to Controlling Spotted Wing Drosophila

(Sponsored) Systematic scouting is critical to effectively controlling spotted wing drosophila in cane berry fields and preserving marketable yields. “Our No. 1 pest in brambles is spotted wing drosophila,” says Kelly Hamby, an entomologist with the... more »

Why is calcium so important?

(Sponsored) Form. Taken up as ionic Ca2+, calcium is essential for cell division and development of the active root and shoot tips. Calcium plays a central role in plant structure both above and below ground. Function.... more »

A Balanced Approach to Pest Control

(Sponsored) Richard Staton doesn’t leave insect control to chance. The Flat Rock, North Carolina, apple producer employs Integrated Pest Management (IPM), including a combination of scouting, traps and mating disruption to control his most troublesome orchard... more »

A Zero-tolerance Policy

{Sponsored} The market for fresh produce is unforgiving. Even minimal insect damage can turn a truckload of freshly harvested apples into a worthless commodity, destroying a grower’s profitability potential. “If you’ve got one worm in a... more »


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