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'Scary dancers' chase birds from fruit

Dec 4, 2013

Those large, inflatable plastic characters that loom over used car lots have a new purpose: scaring away birds that cause hundreds of millions of dollars in damage to U.S. orchards and vineyards.

Susan Brown

RubyFrost And SnapDragon Getting Closer To Market

Nov 22, 2013

 “It can take four years from planting seedling to having fruit. In the case of SnapDragon, as soon as we tasted the fruit, we decided to fast-track it and put it in test orchards at Cornell and on commercial farms," Susan Brown tells Growing Produce magazine.