Category: Fruits

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Getting to the Root of Replant Disease

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Spring planting is probably on your mind. Whether you’re waiting for new varieties to arrive, or old favorites that have regained their popularity, replanting the orchard …

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Building Tree Fruit Fertility: How and Why

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The root of tree health is fertility, and fertility begins in the soil. Simply amending the soil or using a foliar spray each season isn’t the …

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Guide to Blueberry Alternative Markets

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With the recent focus on the beneficial health-related properties of blueberries, this berry is in demand. Sales venues aren’t the only methods in which blueberries find …

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Highland Organics: The Journey to an Ever-Expanding Blueberry Crop

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Nearly 30 years ago, in 1988, Theresa Gaffney made the fateful decision to become a blueberry farmer. Newly married to Tom Gaffney, she moved to his …

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River Fresh Farms Brings Year-Round Single-Source Supply of Produce

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River Fresh Farms has launched to bring produce customers a year-round supply of high-demand products, sourced from a global family of multi-generational farmers. The grower-shipper company …

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Agriculture Firm H.J. Baker Launches New Citrus Greening Product

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H.J. Baker, a global agriculture firm, launched TIGER Greening Guard™ citrus mix (64%S, 3%Fe, 7%Mn, 6%Zn), a new product that is backed by University of …

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Issues Faced by Citrus Producers in Florida

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Ask the question, “What is the biggest current concern for citrus producers in Florida?” and it is almost a guarantee that citrus greening or Huanglongbing (HLB) …

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Growing Kona Coffee

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Mules have been replaced by trucks, but some things have not changed in more than 100 years since coffee beans were first packed in burlap bags …

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Strawberries in the Northeast

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Culinary options abound with beautiful berries. A local collaboration between Vanillen Dairy in Ovid, N.Y., Seneca Lake-based Eremita Winery and Seneca Breeze Berries resulted in a …

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Organic Apples in New York

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Organic apple production has expanded in the U.S. since the turn of the century. The state of Washington, especially, has added organic apple acreage. According to …