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Are Crab Apple Trees Really That Special? – 2020 Guide

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There are about six common varieties of apple trees that can be found in the UK. Some are known for having a mild flavor that borders …

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Strong Apples and Great Expectations 2020

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Happiness to me is biting into an apple. It’s true about nature’s candy – an apple DOES keep the doctor away. And at my age, the …

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Insects and Apples – 2020 Guide

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Each year, insects continue to challenge apple growers in western North Carolina. Marvin Owings, Extension director of the Henderson County Center, North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, …

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Pay Attention to Apple Tree Nutritional Needs – 2020 Guide

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When establishing a new orchard, growers are usually very diligent in identifying all the components needed for rapid tree establishment, including performing soil tests to determine …

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What is the new Kiku Apple and is it sweet?

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A completely new apple variety is set to come to the USA market. It is expected to become a fan favorite among the sweet apple lovers. …

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The Hybridization, GMOs and Honeycrisp Apples

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About the apple Honeycrisp apples are, without a doubt, a rather recent newcomer to the interesting world of apples. They have quickly become a favorite among …

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Apple Outlook

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As we move along in the year, our current crop focus is centering on apples. It’s only right to feature BelleWood Acres and the process that …

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Put Those Potatoes To Bed

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Narrow seed rows for greater yield Boosting yields by crowding plants together in high populations has been effective in crops from cotton to apples, and some …

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ADVANCES AND CONTROVERSY

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Genetically engineered fruits and vegetables One thing is certain about genetically engineered foods: They stir emotional discourse. On one side, opponents fear insufficient testing and distrust …

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What’s behind the crunch

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There’s tremendous growth in the apple market, and consumers have more choices than ever before. Those choices are the result of years of consumer research, cutting-edge …

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A Passion For Apples

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“Our regret is that we had not started this business a whole lot earlier in life,” Dorie said. “We moved here from Florida, wanting to start …

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Sweet Corn is King at New York Farm Market

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Fans of sweet corn flock to the Fall Creek Farm Market in Freeville, N.Y., as soon as the first early-season varieties are snapped off the stalks …

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Climbing Up the Orchard

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Having the right ladder for the job provides a safe work environment for employees and improves efficiency. Oversized, heavy ladders take more time and effort to …

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Connecting Directly with Consumers

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Reaching out in the real world and online Whether enticing customers to visit your farm, shop at your farm market or look for your label at …