Apple maggots are fast spreading, stubborn and very hard to eradicate, say Douglas County Officials. Inslee's numerous crates of apples from Governor's mansion may result in spread of insects in 'clean' growing zones.
We've all heard the stories about automated cooking and delivery systems putting a lot of fast food workers out of a job in the near future. Well now, here come the robots to pick fruit in the orchards, and could potentially work 24-hours a day.
Cherry season usually starts in late spring and goes through most of the summer, ending in July or August depending on the cherry. Fresh local cherries not only taste better but they come with more nutrients than do those that are shipped from far away.