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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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Orchard Management

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The Challenge of Growing Pears for the Fresh Market Dr. Terence Robinson says he’s an apple guy, but he’s determined to help growers overcome the challenges …

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Fun In The Sun

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Preventing overexposure and sunburn Late last year, Time magazine released its annual list of top inventions. You may not need the number one pick, a retail …

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4 Steps to Producing Your Best Apple

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An old adage advised that houses be built facing south to catch maximum sunshine. A similar rule of thumb holds for apple orchards. Slope exposure will …

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NEW STRAWBERRY CULTIVARS FOR BETTER FLAVOR

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Strawberries entice shoppers. Their brilliant hue and inviting shapes promise tantalizing taste. Food processors, too, capitalize on the appetizing color and distinctive flavor imparted by strawberries …

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A Peek at Pistachios

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Tending pistachio groves in Arizona is about as different from raising corn and soybeans in Iowa as farming can be. When fifth–generation farmer Jim Graham began …

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URBAN FARMING OPERATION THRIVES

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While development continues to gobble up much of Arizona’s farmland, one segment of agriculture is expanding. Six commercial farming operations exist on American Indian land in …

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Battling Pigweed

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The rise of an herbicide-resistant weed Pigweed, Amaranthus, is a broad-leaf annual that is fast becoming a major problem for vegetable and fruit growers. The plant is reproduced …

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Spring Hill Produce

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An unmistakable sight of summer is the oval-shaped Athena melon with its yellow-orange flesh and coarse netting skin. Millions of the melons are successfully grown each …

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4 Things to Know About Fertilizing Fruits and Vegetables

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Here is what to look for when choosing a fertilizer for your fruits or vegetables. Fertilizing Fruits and Vegetables 1. Soil Sampling According to the 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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ULVAC Introduces Vacuum Cooling Systems

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ULVAC Technologies, Inc. a supplier of production systems, instrumentation and vacuum pumps for technology industries, has introduced vacuum equipment and systems for the food and floral markets. …