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Cover photo for Post-Bloom Thinning Update: 4.28.19

Post-Bloom Thinning Update: 4.28.19

Post-Bloom Thinning Update The majority of post-bloom chemical thinning decisions will likely occur this week. The forecast calls for relatively …

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Pre-Bloom Insecticide Options

Prebloom is an important time for preventive management of several key insect and mite pests that can cause problems …

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Pre-Season Disease Clean-Up

Orchard clean up during the fall and winter months, can save some apple disease-associated headaches during the season. From …

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Fire Blight Survey-Urgent Please Respond!

Dear Southeastern Apple Growers: A U.S. research team including plant pathologists, horticulturalists, and economists has been formed to address and …

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 …

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 …