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Cover photo for Apple Thinning Update: 05/15/18

Apple Thinning Update: 05/15/18

The effects of chemical thinner applications that occurred ~2 weeks ago are apparent. A clear separation in fruit size …

Cover photo for Apple Disease Update: 2nd Cover

Apple Disease Update: 2nd Cover

The forecast is calling for a considerable amount of rain this week in Western North Carolina. Remember, for most …

Cover photo for Apple Thinning Update: 05/11/18

Apple Thinning Update: 05/11/18

The purpose of this post is to provide a brief update on projected temperatures and carbohydrate balance estimates. This …

Cover photo for Apple Thinning Update: 05/08/18

Apple Thinning Update: 05/08/18

In blocks that received chemical thinners last week, it is too early to assess the effect of this application. …

Mike Parker

As some of you may know, Mike Parker was injured in an accident earlier this week. He suffered extensive …

Cover photo for Apple Thinning Update: 4/25/18

Apple Thinning Update: 4/25/18

With some exceptions, most varieties had a moderate to heavy bloom density in western NC. While I would typically …