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2021 Arctic apple harvest done, includes first Arctic Fuji crop

Okanagan Specialty Fruits announced Nov. 30 it has completed the harvest of its 2021 Arctic apple crop. Arctic apple varieties, which stay orchard fresh longer, are developed and grown by the company on its orchards located in Washington state. Arcti... more


Apple exports to India dip 79 %; USApple urges tariffs’ removal

Following the start to agricultural trade negotiations last week at the U.S.-India Trade Policy Forum in New Delhi, the U.S. Apple Association said Nov. 30 more needs to be done to ensure U.S. apple growers can once again compete in the Indian market... more


DPH Biologicals is new name for Douglas Plant Health

At the Biostimulants World Congress on Nov. 30, Douglas Plant Health announced it has changed its name to DPH Biologicals. The new name recognizes the century-long commitment of its parent company, Douglas Products, to deliver effective and high-q... more


World Pear Day returns Dec. 4

Pear Bureau Northwest is launching the sixth edition of its annual World Pear Day on Dec. 4. Taking place the first Saturday of December, this year’s World Pear Day will give consumers around the world the opportunity to celebrate pears through a 2... more


UC study: Pesticides can affect multiple generations of bees

A new study from researchers at the University of California, Davis, finds that pesticides not only directly affect bee health, but effects from past exposure can carry over to future generations. The study, published in the journal Proceedings of... more


Vive Crop Protection ranked in fastest-growing company list

Vive Crop Protection is in the top half of companies in North America in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500. The Deloitte Technology Fast 500 is a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, fintech and ener... more


Don’t overlook orchard sanitation and weather station maintenance

After several weeks of summer trying to keep a firm grip on us, fall weather is finally here. As the leaves are falling from the trees, there are few disease management items on the to-do list before growers winterize their equipment for the season. ... more


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