While multiple leaders shrink the tree canopy, experts warn there are places where missteps can be made.
Growers shift from single leader to multiple leader systems to increase light interception and production. But this system isn’t without its risks and costs.
Monitoring may be most effective way to meet the preventative controls component of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
Both have advantages and should attract young people, especially with more so-called club varieties, as seen in apples.
Researchers are finding a multi-pronged approach to pollinators give both sweet and tart cherry growers the best results.
Growers would be better off adding blue orchard bees (BOBs), reducing their heavy dependence on honeybees that have to be brought into California each year.
Dealing with a deadly disease is tough enough without extreme pressures from retailer/customers.
Little about fruit growing — or any agriculture — appears because too few of us are willing to illuminate the media.
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