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Orchards Affected By The Late Frost - Nelson Co., VA- The past few nights there has been the danger of frost, and with blooms already coming out, that could be devastating for local orchards. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Citrus pest battled near homes, in orchards - The fight is back in full force against a serious threat to Kern County's important citrus industry. The battle against the Asian citrus psyllid is being waged both around homes and in citrus orchards. - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Helicopters Used To Save Porter Peach Farmer's Crop - Three helicopters spent the early morning hours flying over Livesay Orchards in Wagoner County trying to keep the frost off Kent Livesay's peach trees. - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Comments - At this time of year, the pies in Julian are made with fresh apples from Julian orchards. The Julian Pie Company gets its apples from Crown Orchards in the Farmer's Road area north of town. Apple Alley and Mom's get theirs from Apple Lane Orchards across Highway 78 from Julian High School. - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

clubs - Tue, 22 Apr 2014 PST - Social/recreational Spokane Novelists Group - Writers support/critique group, open to anyone with an interest in writing fiction. Participants should bring 5 to 10 pages to read aloud and 6 to 8 copies for others to read along and critique. Monthly meetings are held on the second and fourth Saturday of the month, at noon at the Otis Orchards branch of the Spokane Public Library, 22324 E ... - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Tassie apples arrive in China - A SHIPMENT of Australian apples from Tasmania’s Hansen Orchards has arrived in China for China-Australia Business Week. - Mon, 07 Apr 2014

Apple farmers face cold, wet spring - It’s hard to prune fruit trees that are surrounded by snow, water and ice. The long winter has farmers scrambling to catch up in orchards like this one near New Minas. - Fri, 11 Apr 2014

Bee colonies damaged after NorCal almond pollination - California beekeepers are trying to understand why as many as 80,000 bee colonies have died or been damaged after pollinating almond trees in the San Joaquin Valley. - Sun, 20 Apr 2014

Ontario Orchards Keeps Support for Bundle of Bucks Charity Raffle Event Growing - Support for the annual St. Luke “Bundle of Bucks” Charity Raffle keeps growing, thanks to Ontario Orchards! Ontario Orchards donated a valuable gift certificate, one of the many fabulous prizes to be given away at the “Bundle of Bucks” Charity Raffle drawing event on May 31. Continue reading → - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

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Evaluating technology for orchard use - Good Fruit Grower - Plant orchards that can accommodate technology of the future. That's been the tree fruit industry's mantra in recent years, but the late Jerry Haak, who spoke during the Washington State Horticultural Association's annual meeting, said he no longer ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Apple orchards dodge a weather bullet, growers say - Colorado Springs Gazette - Tony Ferrara, owner of Happy Apple Farms, looks at the buds on his apple trees at his Penrose orchard after a late snow and freeze hit the area. Ferrara says the freeze did not affect the apple blossoms because they had not opened yet and the snow ... - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Lyman Orchards hosting Guida's charitable golf tournament - Middletown Press - MIDDLEFIELD >> Guida's Dairy will host its second annual Guida's Charity Golf Invitational at Lyman Orchards Golf Club May 9, with proceeds from the charitable golf tournament will help benefit the Connecticut Children's Medical Center, the Brain ... - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

Orchards Affected By The Late Frost - WSET - Nelson Co., VA - The past few nights there has been the danger of frost, and with blooms already coming out, that could be devastating for local orchards. Saunders Brothers Orchard in Nelson County says they seem to have made it through the past few ... - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Small 'community orchards' in three Tampa parks - Tbo.com - The concept of community orchards dates back to 1992 in England, when the community stepped forward to save an abandoned orchard. In that instance, it was an attempt to preserve green space, old varieties of fruit, local history and a beautiful ... - Sun, 13 Apr 2014

Uncertain future for Meyer Orchards - Good Fruit Grower - Instead, at 75 years, he's thinking about selling his orchards and liquidating his tree fruit business. Meyer is hopeful one of his four children will have a change of heart and decide to come back to the family farm. And there's a chance. Son Kurt, a ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Apple chips add to orchard's offerings - Capital Press - By 1995 they launched a dried apple product called “AppleCrisp” in grocery stores in Eugene, Ore., and Sun Valley, Idaho, with the Kelley Orchards label. “We discontinued that last year and focus on marketing through our own store or the farmers ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

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