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IFTA 2023 Annual Conference and Tour

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February 12, 2023 - February 15, 2023

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IFTA 2022 Summer Tour – Richland, Washington

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Research Report: Fruiting Wall Production Systems for Apricots and Nectarines

July 21, 2021

Gregory A. Lang Year 6 (2019) of a Six-Year Duration Project (2015-2020): The overall objective of this project has…

Research Report: Competitive Orchards 2020: Integrating and Optimizing Sweet Cherry Production Physiology, Orchard Technologies, and Efficiencies

July 14, 2021

Gregory A. Lang Year 7 (2019) of a Seven-Year Duration Project (2014-2020): This project included the NC140 Canopy Training…

Research Report: IFTA 2020 Report of Pear Activities

July 7, 2021

Todd Einhorn einhornt@msu.edu 1. The 2013 pear training/rootstock/spacing trial completed its 8th season. Cooperator sites include OR (T. Einhorn), CA (R….

Research Report : 2010-planted NC-140 Sweet Cherry Training Systems x Rootstock Trials

June 30, 2021

Gregory A. Lang Orchard trial data collection for this project was completed in 2019, with data analysis for two…