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Kathy and Steve Kuflewski of Once in a Blue Moon Farm in Waynesville, OH, stand inside their netted blueberry field. (Photo credit: Gary Gao)
Berries
October 30, 2015
Timely Tips For A Healthy And Productive Berry Patch
When this issue of the magazine reaches you, you might be enjoying the nice fall weather on a tractor in Read More
Maslin Pink is an early Cripps Pink mutation discovered in Western Australia. This early maturing sport picks three to four weeks earlier than standard Cripps Pink. Color and characteristics are similar to its parent. Multiple picks are recommended. Willow Drive Nursery is authorized to grow Pink Lady Brand trees under growing contract only with expressed permission from Brandt’s Fruit Trees, Inc. USPP#21,412.
Apples & Pears
March 30, 2015
Pink Lady Apple Production Continues To Grow
Total production is up nearly 50% over 2009, and is expected to increase 33% in the next three years. Read More
red and green apples
Apples & Pears
March 30, 2015
How Will We Sell All These Apples? [Opinion]
Apple production is reaching heights that would have been unthinkable two or three decades ago. That's great news for growers — if we can sell them all profitably, Read More
A well-trellised young black raspberry field showing many young canes from planted crowns. (Photo credit: Charlie O'Dell)
Berries
January 27, 2015
Why You Should Be Growing Black Raspberries
Amazing health benefits for consumers and production and marketing benefits for the grower make this berry a must-consider option for your operation. Read More
Stephan Klotzner's orchard, in the town of Schenna Meran, is 700 meters above sea level and sports some spectacular views. (Photo credit: Win Cowgill)
Apples & Pears
January 4, 2015
On The Road With The International Fruit Tree Association Study Tour To Italy Part 3 [Slideshow]
Win’s posts, like this one, share the flavor of growing fruit in Italy, as well as some of the production techniques unique to the region. Read More
Win Cowgill poses at the Stefan Klotchner Farm in the town of Schenna Meran at about 700 meters in elevation. The apples in the background are Golden Delicious on M.9337, grown in a super-spindle system, planted approximately 4,000 trees per hectare. Golden Delicious accounts for 50% of the South Tyrol apple production. The best Gold Delicious trees are grown on the slopes at the higher elevations rather than the valley floor.
Apples & Pears
November 21, 2014
On The Road With The International Fruit Tree Association Study Tour To Italy Part 2 [Slideshow]
Attention to detail is evident in the production of high quality feathered apple trees at GRIBA’s nursery. Read More
Gunther Mahlknecht, Director of GRIBA, showed us how they grow some of the finest apple trees in the world. In the photo below Gunther shows us the extremely high quality 1-year-old Red Velox apple tree on M9337 rootstock. Note the large number of long good-sized feathers. (Photo credit: Win Cowgill)
Apples & Pears
November 19, 2014
On The Road With The International Fruit Tree Association Study Tour To Italy Part 1 [Slideshow]
Win Cowgill of Rutgers University details a trip through the one of the most concentrated fruit growing areas in the world, the South Tyrol region of Italy. Read More
In the first step in using AgVerdict, a field agronomist or Pest Control Adviser (PCA) GPS-maps a field using an iPhone loaded with the AgVerdict app, tracing a field’s contours in an ATV.
Farm Management
September 8, 2014
Wilbur-Ellis’ Updates AgVerdict Software After Grower Feedback
Design made with growers in mind, allows on-the-go data entry. Read More
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Citrus
August 4, 2014
Farming Production Costs And Farmland Values Increase
Midwest sees spike in production costs’ Northern Plains land values increased by 16.3% Read More
A Standard of Innovation
Citrus
July 28, 2014
Florida Farmers Awarded For Innovation
UF/IFAS and Florida A&M hail industry leaders who excel in making their farming systems more profitable and sustainable. Read More
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Berries
February 5, 2016
Moving Beyond Methyl Bromide With Biofun…
Editor’s note: University of California Farm Advisor Mark Bolda will present much more information on this topic at the Biocontrols Read More
Grapes
February 5, 2016
Geotextiles Can Help Prevent Winter Grap…
Although Northeast and Midwest grape growing regions have so far been spared from extreme cold this year, the winters of Read More
Grapes
February 5, 2016
Researchers Test New Method To Mitigate …
The use of evaporative cooling in vineyards during hot weather isn’t a new concept, but researchers in Australia are testing Read More
Crop Protection
February 5, 2016
Register Now For Biocontrols Conference …
Space is limited, so register now to attend the first-ever Biocontrols USA 2016 Conference Field and Greenhouse Tour. Following the Read More
Grapes
February 4, 2016
Northern Grapes Project Fuels A Market F…
 There’s a burgeoning market for cold-weather grapes. The Northern Grapes Project, funded in 2011 by a USDA National Institute of Read More
Citrus
February 4, 2016
Can Olive Oil Grease Skids For Florida’s…
Researchers, interested growers help launch new industry. Read More
Citrus
February 3, 2016
Sunkist Expands Organic Portfolio
With the organic citrus sector growing three times as fast as conventional, the 123-year-old cooperative is keeping up with the times. Read More
Citrus
February 3, 2016
Syngenta OKs Buyout By ChemChina
Deal valued at more than $43 billion; Syngenta management team to stay intact. Read More
Farm Marketing
February 3, 2016
Florida Peach Marketing Order Fails
Growers don’t meet 65% approval needed for passage. Read More
Farm Management
February 3, 2016
Western Growers Launches Tech Talk Serie…
Speakers from a variety of agricultural technology areas will make presentations on a variety of topics including drone/satellite imagery and food safety software. Read More
Farm Management
February 3, 2016
Hot Topics Tackled At Mid-Atlantic Fruit…
Food safety and GMOs were two of the topics discussed on the first day of the trade show and conference. Read More
Citrus
February 3, 2016
Historic Rainfall Hampering South Florid…
El Niño express delivering floods, uncertainty for crops. Read More
Nuts
February 3, 2016
Avoid Tree Nut Cargo Theft
American Fruit Grower® and Western Fruit Grower® recently reported on a rash of nut thefts, in which truckloads of nuts Read More
Nuts
February 3, 2016
Tips To Help Secure A Good Beekeeper Agr…
Pollination is one of the most important aspects of almond growing, and this time of year, making sure you have Read More
Apples & Pears
February 2, 2016
Fine Americas Introduces Next Generation…
New formulation of Exilis 9.5 SC is five times more concentrated than previous product; it's also easier to pour, handle. Read More
Fruits
February 2, 2016
EPA Releases List Of Products Labeled Fo…
Agency gives recommendations on products to protect hives against parasites. Read More
Fruits
February 2, 2016
California Fresh Fruit Association Names…
Issues such as water, labor, and food safety top the 2016 priorities. Read More
Vegetables
February 2, 2016
Rethinking Water In The West
While El Niño could significantly help with the drought in the West, when we look toward the future, we cannot rely on El Niño events to solve the water crisis in the West Read More
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