The future of tree fruit production will be a world of collaboration, incorporation, and real-time data says featured speakers at IFTA conference.
The first female president of the International Fruit Tree Association and the chairwoman of U.S. Apple Association’s Board of Directors talk about education and not missing opportunities in the apple industry.
Highlights of International Fruit Tree Association annual tour west of Rochester were bloom thinning, multileader production, and mechanical hedging.
Opening day sessions at International Fruit Tree Association Conference highlight the need to improve profitability of production and new technologies to impact orchard operations.
It’s best to remove strikes in apple or pear orchards before winter pruning, says Tianna DuPont of WSU Extension.
Developing the proper nursery management techniques is critical to producing adequate feathers.
It’s time to think holistically because taking a piecemeal approach just doesn’t make a lot of sense when dealing with today’s complex orchard systems.
Transactions more active as the market has changed in the last few years where operating costs are outpacing revenue.
Heuser was known for his instrumental role in the nationwide planting of fruit trees on dwarf rootstocks, and the founding of the (now) International Fruit Tree Association.
The risk is nonexistent for fresh-market apples but could be found in apples destined for processing or hard cider.
22 young men and women from the produce industry from across the country to attend the USApple Capitol Hill Day events in March.
Editor’s note This bulletin is part of an educational series from the University of Vermont’s Apple Program. The […]
Company combines forces with Jack Brown Produce to market and ship 50% of the fresh Michigan apple crop yearly.
While pome fruit growers may use conventional products such as antibiotics to treat trees in the orchard, new resistant strains have generated interest in alternative methods.
A new grower, packer, shipper, and marketer has launched in Sparta, MI. Applewood Fresh Growers LLC, says it […]
Event in Rochester, NY, includes two days of orchard tours and two days of educational sessions.
New Report from Congressional Research Service singles out the two crops among fruits and vegetables as highly dependent on exports to the retaliating markets such as China and Mexico.