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In calculating degree days for codling moth how does one handle a negative day ? Using Michaels formula , min. plus max. divid...
    - David Doncaster        posted: 17Mar
Ike Kerschner in Pennsylvania has developed (cross bred) an apple he's going to call [i]Ludricrisp[/i]. I trust you can follow t...
    - Michael Phillips        posted: 14Mar
Has anyone used beeswax as a bench graft sealer? I've used Treekote asphalt emulsion in the past with great success but beeswax ...
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Ordering Time

Spring brings with it plans for the growing season ahead. Our Grower Resources page is a good place to check out healthy options. A recent post on choice of neem oil will be of special interest. And do remember those "suppliers who wear the star&qout; help sponsor these efforts. Planning ahead can be an orchard art all unto itself.

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