BMR Orchard Installs Louvered Cover System

https://youtu.be/vZvZtPmtUYc Mike Robinson, co-owner, BMR Orchard, Royal City, Washington, talks about his use of a louvered protective cover syste... READ MORE »

BMR Orchard Converts to Automated Harvest Blocks

https://youtu.be/W1R206SAKB8 Mike Robinson, co-owner, BMR Orchard in Royal City, Washington, talks about converting existing tall spindle type plan... READ MORE »

McDougall & Sons Transforms a Legacy Orchard

https://youtu.be/QfeV4YaJxj0 McDougall & Sons Co-Owner Scott McDougall talks about the company's Legacy Orchard in East Wenatchee, Washington. ... READ MORE »

Trial and error a big theme during IFTA summer tour

New York state apple grower Jeff Smith showed off plantings of NY 1 and NY 2 during the International Fruit Tree Association’s (IFTA) summer tour in... READ MORE »

Rootstock Selection Impacts Bitter Pit in Honeycrisp

https://youtu.be/tvcYJQCIEGE Cornell University researcher Lailiang Cheng outlines the impact of rootstock selection on bitter pit in Honeycrisp. H... READ MORE »

New York state growers adapt to market, challenges

Paul Wafler’s apple production management journey has landed – at least for now. The Wolcott, New York grower has found contentment and profits... READ MORE »

IFTA tours upstate New York

The International Fruit Tree Association held its 2016 New York Study Tour July 19-21. More than 250 attendees visited a variety of farms and orchard... READ MORE »

Northwest Michigan growers planting at higher densities

Northwest Michigan’s fruit industry is in transition. Wine grapes have been booming, but after two brutal winters and two failed crops in a row ... READ MORE »

Efficient Sweet Cherry Training Systems

http://youtu.be/10bXd01BhiY Lynn Long, Oregon State University Extension educator, discusses efficient sweet cherry training systems for precision ... READ MORE »

IFTA spotlights Gala, Fuji and Honeycrisp production

For a long time, Red Delicious was the backbone of the U.S. apple industry. If you wanted a dependable income, you grew that variety. But the crop ... READ MORE »

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