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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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Why Growing Black Raspberries is Beneficial

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Black Raspberries are one of those ultra-healthy fruits that we should eat more than we do. Valuable studies by Gary Stoner and his colleagues from the …

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Are U-Pick Farms Worth it?

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Many people have fond memories from their childhood days at U-Pick Farms. These memories of picking fruit are still present today, but are they worth it …

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How to Properly Grow Almond Trees

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Almond tree has first been cultivated all the way back in 4,000 B.C. The plant is native to central and southwest Asia, while it was introduced …

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Juneberries – Excellent Replacement for Blueberries

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It is known that breeding blueberries is a job that can make you a good profit, primarily because of the excellent taste and great popularity of …

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How changing these food habits can help you live a healthier life

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In this rapid lifestyle, many of us are unable to find the right time to eat the healthiest food. By skipping meals and eating junk food, …

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Specialty Produce Can Find a Market

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What are the next big sellers? Ever heard of purple snow peas, chayote squash or horned melons? How about rambutan, custard apples or sunchokes? How about …

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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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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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Beware of Strawberry Anthracnose

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Enticingly fragrant strawberries, with their vibrant red color, attractive form, and succulent sweetness plus flavor-balancing tartness, delight the senses. And, strawberries pack plenty of nutritive goodness. …

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Safety and Credibility

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Produce tracking makes good sense On a farm that focuses on quality produce, transparent production, food safety and commitment to its buyers, Brent Jackson may have …

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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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Citrus Greening

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It’s the mother lode of all citrus diseases,” said Dr. MaryLou Polek, vice president of science and technology for the Citrus Research Board, California Department of …

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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 …