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Apples & Pears
Apples & PearsGrower Tells Consumers Where Their Pears Come From
August 13, 2014
Washington’s Stemilt Growers introduces Rushing Rivers as its new pear label. Read More
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Apples & PearsSweeTango Unveils New Website
August 8, 2014
The redesign is part of fall marketing campaign designed to promote consumption. Read More
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Apples & PearsWhen Longevity Meets Progress In Apple Growing
August 7, 2014
This year’s Apple Growers of the Year have perfected the art of their operation, evolving over time to meet the needs of their customers. Read More
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Apples & PearsWhat’s In An Apple Cultivar’s Name?
August 6, 2014
Honeycrisp aside, sometimes all it takes for a successful new cultivar is superior characteristics. Read More
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Apples & PearsMore Headaches For Apple Growers In Midwest [Slideshow]
August 5, 2014
A combination of stress over the past two growing seasons and winter injury is causing tree deaths. Read More
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Apples & PearsNew York’s 2014 Apple Crop Forecast At 30 Million Bushels
August 5, 2014
Harvest in Empire State expected to begin Aug. 15 with yields above five-year average. Read More
Apples & Pears
Apples & PearsBlack Stem Borer: Old Pest, But New Problem For New York Apple Growers [Slideshow]
August 4, 2014
This pest wreaks havoc in high-density orchards with wet soil conditions. Read More

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Apples & Pears
Apples & PearsGrower Tells Consumers Where Their Pears Come From
August 13, 2014
Washington’s Stemilt Growers introduces Rushing Rivers as its new pear label. Read More
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Apples & PearsUSApple Takes First Place At Agricultural Editors’ Aw…
August 13, 2014
Organization is honored for web presence and healthy eating campaign. Read More
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Apples & PearsRecord Apple Crop Expected In Washington
August 12, 2014
Growers, packers forecast harvest of 140 million boxes, exceeding 2012 record. Read More
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Apples & PearsPoland Asks U.S. To Import Apples Banned By Russia
August 12, 2014
Polish apples banned from Russia in response to western sanctions over the Ukrainian crisis. Read More
Apples & Pears
Apples & PearsSweeTango Unveils New Website
August 8, 2014
The redesign is part of fall marketing campaign designed to promote consumption. Read More
Apples & Pears
Apples & PearsWhen Longevity Meets Progress In Apple Growing
August 7, 2014
This year’s Apple Growers of the Year have perfected the art of their operation, evolving over time to meet the needs of their customers. Read More
Apples & Pears
Apples & PearsWhat’s In An Apple Cultivar’s Name?
August 6, 2014
Honeycrisp aside, sometimes all it takes for a successful new cultivar is superior characteristics. Read More
Apples & Pears
Apples & PearsMore Headaches For Apple Growers In Midwest [Slideshow]
August 5, 2014
A combination of stress over the past two growing seasons and winter injury is causing tree deaths. Read More
Apples & Pears
Apples & PearsNew York’s 2014 Apple Crop Forecast At 30 Million Bus…
August 5, 2014
Harvest in Empire State expected to begin Aug. 15 with yields above five-year average. Read More
Apples & Pears
Apples & PearsBlack Stem Borer: Old Pest, But New Problem For New Yor…
August 4, 2014
This pest wreaks havoc in high-density orchards with wet soil conditions. Read More
Crop Protection
Apples & PearsAn Awakening To The Value Of Biopesticides [Opinion]
July 25, 2014
With the entry of major suppliers into the biopesticide arena, whether or not biopesticides work is no longer the question. Now, people want to understand how they work. Read More
Crop Protection
Apples & PearsPGRs: The Overlooked Piece Of The Biopesticides Puzzle
July 25, 2014
Yield and quality can be as important to growers as crop protection. Read More
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Apples & PearsWashington Tree Fruit Associations Merge
July 24, 2014
Jon DeVaney will lead the new group, which is expected to become official Sept. 1. Read More
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Apples & PearsMore Than 1,000 Apple Boxes Burned In Michigan Fire
July 23, 2014
Fifty firefighters fought a blaze that burned through more than 1,000 apple boxes at a fruit processing plant in Michigan. Read More
Farm Management
Apples & PearsNew York Apple Association Updates Website In Time For …
July 22, 2014
NYAA launches a new, consumer-friendly website. Read More
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Apples & PearsUSDA Proposes Allowing Chinese Apple Imports
July 22, 2014
Move seen as a way to open up the lucrative Chinese market for exports from the Pacific Northwest. Read More
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Apples & PearsHarvest Expected To Be A Week Late For Michigan Apples
July 21, 2014
Michigan State Extension educator says late spring behind delay. Read More
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Apples & PearsSolve This Grower’s U-Pick Problem
July 21, 2014
American Fruit Grower’s new monthly advice forum focuses on solving your problems and issues that arise in business and the growing season. Read More