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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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Nuts
July 28, 2016
Tips For Late-Planting Potted Trees
Historically, the establishment of deciduous orchards was typified by planting bare-rooted trees during dormancy. With the advent of technology and Read More
Citrus
July 28, 2016
Florida’s Medicinal Cannabis Venture Off…
The state’s first dispensary of product comes online in Tallahassee, others waiting for the green light. Read More
Apples & Pears
July 28, 2016
Seeing The Real Big Apple On The Nation’…
Hot temperatures, lack of precipitation, mechanization, and high density production systems were among the highlights of the International Fruit Tree Association’s annual study tour. Read More
Berries
July 27, 2016
Bird Damage Plagues Most Fruit Growers
There’s no silver bullet, but here are several techniques to annoy and deter birds. Read More
Citrus
July 27, 2016
Ag Tech Is Hot On Horticulture; Get A Ha…
As evidenced by the recent AgTech Summit hosted by Forbes magazine in Salinas, CA, action in precision farming and the Read More
Production
July 27, 2016
Survey: Fruit And Vegetable Growers Supp…
Most of the berry, almond, melon, pumpkin, and tree fruit growers surveyed are being careful about how they manage their farms to minimize pesticide impacts and improve bees’ habitats. Read More
Potatoes
July 27, 2016
Hail Hammers Potato Crops In North Dakot…
Storms have wreaked havoc on crops in the Peace Garden State. Read More
Citrus
July 27, 2016
Stockholders OK Dow, DuPont Merger
Companies intend to separate into three, independent companies. 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
Berries
July 26, 2016
Wish Farms Commits $100K To Food Safety …
Central Florida berry operation will donate $20,000 annually over the next five years to fund various research projects backed by the Center for Produce Safety. Read More
Fruits
July 26, 2016
Popular Spanish-Speaking Fruit Summer To…
Second-annual tour designed to educate Spanish-speaking employees or farmworkers on fruit growing practices. Read More
Apples & Pears
July 26, 2016
Walmart Begins Selling So-Called ‘…
Cosmetically challenged apples are the company’s first foray into a global movement to cut food waste. Read More
Production
July 26, 2016
Importing Frozen Honeybee Sperm Is Key T…
The Washington State University (WSU) bee program has worked with researchers from around the world to create more honeybee genetic repositories like the one at WSU. Read More
GenNext Growers
July 26, 2016
Tour Dedicated To Next Generation Tree F…
Newly formed Next Generation Tree Fruit Alliance to tour orchards, network. Read More
Farm Management
July 26, 2016
Mexico Has Potential For U.S. Sweet Pota…
Assessment concluded that opportunities abound if Mexican buyers better understand grades, sizes, and quality of U.S. product. Read More
Crop Protection
July 25, 2016
Study: GMO Ban Would Hurt Economy And En…
Food prices and greenhouse gas emissions would rise, according to paper by Purdue University agricultural economist. Read More
Farm Management
July 25, 2016
Seven Reasons You Need To Attend The Uni…
Education sessions and Capitol Hill visits will focus on key issues, such as labor, facing the fresh produce industry. Read More
Tomatoes
July 25, 2016
New Research Uncovers Gene That May Be K…
Scientists identify a gene that encodes an enzyme which plays a pivotal role in controlling tomato softening. Read More
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