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Finding a New Orchard Crop – 2020 Guide

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Fruit, particularly tree fruit, is a long-term investment. Farmers need to balance looking ahead to what consumer demand will bring five years down the road with …

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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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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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Fall Activities at the Apple Orchard – 2020 Guide

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Cleaning up at the end of the growing season is often a chore that the producer would gladly ignore. The experts remind us that it is …

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‘Alternative’ Cancer Diets

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There is a lot of research out there suggesting the link between natural diets and cancer. The aim of this article is to bring you objective, …

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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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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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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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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 …

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A Beauty of a Ranch

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Pears, peaches and much more A dirt road leads up a hill to Blum Ranch in Acton, Calif., where the Blum family has been growing peaches, …