At 10mm.

Art Kelly 
Kelly Orchards 
Acton, Maine

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> On Apr 13, 2017, at 9:41 AM, Duane Greene <dgre...@pssci.umass.edu> wrote:
> 
> John,
> 
>     Two years ago I did an experiment where I did apply Amid-Thin at petal 
> fall alone or followed by BA to Gala.  Amid-Thin was used at a rate of 8 
> oz/100 gal.  The Amid-Thin alone spray thinned modestly (not enough) but 
> followed by BA the thinning was acceptable.  The best thinning result was 
> obtained when carbaryl was applied at petal fall followed by a 10 mm spray of 
> carbaryl plus BA.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Duane
> 
>> On 4/12/2017 10:35 PM, John Bruguiere wrote:
>> Anyone out there had any experience(positive or negative) using Amid 
>> Thin(NAD) at petal fall to help thin Gala prior to 8MM (using 6-ba then)?  
>> Mature trees, heavy bloom.
>> John Bruguiere
>> 
>>> On 1/29/2017 10:27 PM, wincowg...@centurylink.net wrote:
>>> Apple Croppers- Jon and I do try to keep a pretty hands off approach with 
>>> regard to moderating this list.
>>> 
>>> We have only had to remove one person from the list in 24 years. 
>>> 
>>> That being said, if you don't agree with someones post, there is the delete 
>>> key. There is never a reason to get personal with another subscriber on our 
>>> list.
>>> 
>>> I know many on this list may not always agree, but that is not unusual. We 
>>> still share information.
>>> 
>>> Certainly most of you that know Jon Clements and I, know we often do not 
>>> see eye to eye, but we do many great things together in spite of that :-)  
>>> 
>>> This apple-crop list lasting 24 years is a tribute to that.
>>> 
>>> If someone has a real beef with a post or a             person, please 
>>> share you comment with Jon and I privately, as owners of the list. 
>>> Otherwise hit delete, we do not want to be moderators.
>>> 
>>> Best,
>>> 
>>> Win
>>> 
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>>> 
>>>> On Jan 29, 2017, at 5:30 PM, Jon Clements <jon.cleme...@umass.edu> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> Yea, we try to be pretty hands-off with apple-crop, and I have gotten a 
>>>> little lost in the thread this afternoon, but please let's not let this 
>>>> get out of hand. Last thing I want to be is a moderator...
>>>> 
>>>> Thanks.
>>>> 
>>>> Jon
>>>> 
>>>> On Sun, Jan 29, 2017 at 4:42 PM, Vincent Philion 
>>>> <vincent.phil...@irda.qc.ca> wrote:
>>>>> You are missing the point. There is plenty of room for expressing your 
>>>>> political and religious views in other forums.
>>>>> 
>>>>> http://virtualorchard.net/applecrop.html
>>>>> 
>>>>> “Discussion relating to all aspects of apple production from cultivar 
>>>>> selection, tree growth and performance, rootstock development and testing 
>>>>> to the development of sustainable production systems is welcome.”
>>>>> 
>>>>> Vincent Philion, agr. M.Sc. IRDA.
>>>>> 
>>>>> “an environment that once again values and rewards the entrepreneur”. 
>>>>> Hopefully, there is                                   room for the 
>>>>> “environment” in your environment!
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>>> Le 29 janv. 2017 à 16:28, Kurt W. Alstede <k...@alstedefarms.com> a 
>>>>>> écrit :
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Hello Fellow Horticulturalists and Farmers,
>>>>>>  
>>>>>> I debated whether I should opine or not…there seems to be so little 
>>>>>> tolerance these days for alternative view points.  Yet, to suggest that 
>>>>>> politics don’t influence our businesses and farms would be not only a 
>>>>>> mistake but also a disservice to our goal of helping and supporting one 
>>>>>> another who grow apples.  What I can share with you with confidence as a 
>>>>>> full time family farm owner in New Jersey is that farming under the 
>>>>>> Obama administration was more difficult, more costly, and much more 
>>>>>> challenging than any other time in my 35 years of farming.  I have seen 
>>>>>> a steady increase in the direct costs associated with                    
>>>>>>                            regulatory compliance as well as the amount 
>>>>>> of management time that I and my team spend simply making sure that our 
>>>>>> business can operate….none of which helps us grow a better apple for our 
>>>>>> customers.  We are only 10 days into the new administration and I can 
>>>>>> tell you that I look forward to the opportunity to advance our family 
>>>>>> business to the next generation in an environment that once again values 
>>>>>> and rewards the entrepreneur, hard work, rural values, and the risk that 
>>>>>> we all take each year as farmers.   I also look forward to a positive 
>>>>>> business environment that will                                           
>>>>>>     allow us to expand our farm, purchase and preserve more farmland, 
>>>>>> employ more people, and stimulate the local economy.
>>>>>>  
>>>>>> Simply stated….I am very excited!
>>>>>>  
>>>>>> Best wishes for a successful growing season and may God Bless the United 
>>>>>> States of America.
>>>>>>  
>>>>>>  
>>>>>> Kurt W. Alstede
>>>>>> General Manager,
>>>>>> Alstede Farms, LLC
>>>>>> P.O. Box 278
>>>>>> 1 Alstede Farms Lane,
>>>>>> Chester, New Jersey 07930
>>>>>> United States of America
>>>>>>  
>>>>>> Tel:  908-879-7189
>>>>>> Fax: 908-879-7815
>>>>>> www.alstedefarms.com
>>>>>>  
>>>>>> <image001.jpg><image002.jpg>
>>>>>>  
>>>>>> From: apple-crop [mailto:apple-crop-boun...@virtualorchard.com] On 
>>>>>> Behalf Of Vincent Philion
>>>>>> Sent: Sunday, January 29, 2017 4:14 PM
>>>>>> To: Apple-Crop discussion list
>>>>>> Subject: Re: [Apple-Crop] Future of Extension Assistance to Apple Crop
>>>>>>  
>>>>>> Please keep "alternative facts" and politics out of this thread. 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Vincent Philion, agr., M.Sc.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Le 29 janv. 2017 à 16:06, Hugh Thomas <hughthoma...@gmail.com> a écrit :
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> The intended effect was to promote the idea that the right wing 
>>>>>> extremist Donald Trump was trying to suppress opposition voices. 
>>>>>> Contrast this to the fact that for years the fascist left has threatened 
>>>>>> any scientist that questions global warming. The death penalty has been 
>>>>>> called for many times. By the way, the idea:  “97% of scientists agree…” 
>>>>>> is just more fake news.
>>>>>>  
>>>>>> On Sun, Jan 29, 2017 at 11:04 AM, Daniel                                 
>>>>>>                         Cooley <dcoo...@umass.edu> wrote:
>>>>>> Since journalists are among the most dishonest human beings on earth, we 
>>>>>> probably should all just stop paying attention to the news, and let the 
>>>>>> new administration get on with the important business of making America 
>>>>>> great again. No offense Con, but America first! 
>>>>>>  
>>>>>> But if you’re not inclined to stop paying attention, it turns out the 
>>>>>> USDA kerfuffle came about from an internal decision, not the White 
>>>>>> House. It strikes me as typical of ARS culture. 
>>>>>>  
>>>>>> http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/01/firestorm-over-supposed-gag-order-agricultural-scientists-was-self-inflicted-wound
>>>>>>  
>>>>>> Dan
>>>>>> 
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