Stone Fruit Stories
a trio of peaches
Stone Fruit
February 4, 2017
Clemson Researchers Hope to Breed Tastier, Healthy Peaches
Health boosting, more flavorful stone fruit will hopefully be on the horizon thanks to new grant. Read More
Stone Fruit
January 28, 2017
Take a Close Look at Super Spindle Axe
Fruiting walls can help tame the vigor of early cropping systems. Read More
Stone Fruit
January 3, 2017
State of the Industry: Stone Fruit Growers are Optimistic
Only in the Northeast, where a wicked frost wiped out many growers’ crops, are there major concerns. Read More
Apple Grower of the Year
December 6, 2016
2014 Apple Grower Of The Year Bill Evans Dies
Legendary apple grower Bill Evans, who along with his wife, Jeannette, farmed more apple acreage than any grower in the Read More
Stone Fruit
December 2, 2016
Managing Risks And Reward Of Going High Density In Michigan
The King family sees dwarfing high-density system as the future of their sweet cherry production. Read More
Stone Fruit
November 29, 2016
Going High Density In Tart Cherries
Grower’s take on a high-density system meant modifying a berry harvester to fit his system. Read More
Disease Control
November 28, 2016
Tips To Keep Your Stone Fruit Orchard Clean
Managing serious plant diseases of peach and plums requires a cooperative approach. Read More
Labor
November 1, 2016
Michigan Tree Fruit Commission Helps Research Station Obtain New Orchard Platform
Funding to help increase efficiency, make data collection easier. Read More
Stone Fruit
October 28, 2016
Cherry Training Systems From Traditional To Transformative
Early and sustained yields can be achieved with upright fruiting offshoots system. Read More
Stone Fruit
October 4, 2016
California Olive Oil Producers Extend Standards
Smaller growers will be able to participate in the sampling and testing program designed to boost consumer confidence. Read More
Stone Fruit
September 28, 2016
New Research Gets To The Bottom Of Cherry Cracking
German researchers hope to identify root causes of rain-induced problem. Read More
Pest Control
August 21, 2016
Spotted Wing Drosophila: For Michigan, It’s A ‘Game-Changer’
Why the pest can be so much more destructive for Eastern cherry growers might be due to what they’re not farming. Read More
The Latest
Nuts
February 27, 2017
Getting to the Root of Devastating Stone…
Armillaria root rot is a death sentence for trees and replant sites; however, researchers are looking to breed fungus-resistant rootstocks to make replanting economically feasible. Read More
Citrus
February 22, 2017
New Insecticide Available to Combat Suck…
Minecto Pro from Syngenta has received EPA approval for use in specialty and vegetable crops to control lepidopteran and other pests. Read More
Stone Fruit
February 14, 2017
Georgia Peach Growers Brace for Low Chil…
Last year trees netted almost 700 chill hours; however, Extension agent expects that figure to drop to 600 hours this year. Read More
Stone Fruit
February 4, 2017
Clemson Researchers Hope to Breed Tastie…
Health boosting, more flavorful stone fruit will hopefully be on the horizon thanks to new grant. Read More
Stone Fruit
January 28, 2017
Take a Close Look at Super Spindle Axe
Fruiting walls can help tame the vigor of early cropping systems. Read More
Stone Fruit
January 3, 2017
State of the Industry: Stone Fruit Growe…
Only in the Northeast, where a wicked frost wiped out many growers’ crops, are there major concerns. Read More
Apple Grower of the Year
December 6, 2016
2014 Apple Grower Of The Year Bill Evans…
Legendary apple grower Bill Evans, who along with his wife, Jeannette, farmed more apple acreage than any grower in the Read More
Stone Fruit
December 2, 2016
Managing Risks And Reward Of Going High …
The King family sees dwarfing high-density system as the future of their sweet cherry production. Read More
Stone Fruit
November 29, 2016
Going High Density In Tart Cherries
Grower’s take on a high-density system meant modifying a berry harvester to fit his system. Read More
Disease Control
November 28, 2016
Tips To Keep Your Stone Fruit Orchard Cl…
Managing serious plant diseases of peach and plums requires a cooperative approach. Read More
Labor
November 1, 2016
Michigan Tree Fruit Commission Helps Res…
Funding to help increase efficiency, make data collection easier. Read More
Stone Fruit
October 28, 2016
Cherry Training Systems From Traditional…
Early and sustained yields can be achieved with upright fruiting offshoots system. Read More
Stone Fruit
October 4, 2016
California Olive Oil Producers Extend St…
Smaller growers will be able to participate in the sampling and testing program designed to boost consumer confidence. Read More
Stone Fruit
September 28, 2016
New Research Gets To The Bottom Of Cherr…
German researchers hope to identify root causes of rain-induced problem. Read More
Pest Control
August 21, 2016
Spotted Wing Drosophila: For Michigan, …
Why the pest can be so much more destructive for Eastern cherry growers might be due to what they’re not farming. Read More
Stone Fruit
August 3, 2016
Loans Available For Stone Fruit Growers …
Western Massachusetts growers who experienced tree loss or damage may be eligible for farm loans. Read More
Stone Fruit
July 26, 2016
Take A Closer Look At The Tall Spindle A…
One of the more traditional three-dimensional canopies, Tall Spindle Axe data shows consistent early and sustained yields. Read More
Stone Fruit
July 10, 2016
American Farm Bureau Video Highlights La…
Growers say administrative delays have caused workers to arrive days or weeks late. Read More