In increased Bing Cherry yield at Johnson Orchards www.johnsonorchardsfruit.com
Johnson Orchards is a small family owned grower in Yakima WA.
The Instar Team placed Pollinate Pro, an advanced bee attractant throughout the orchard for maximum coverage.
Pollinate Pro was applied to the orchard in April, just before the start of the cherry growing season.
Product was placed directly to each tree in the North Orchard taking less than 1.5 hours and 3 people. Approx. 300 ml used per acre.
Product output was 3X over the South Orchard. Placed the product on one tree in the south orchard with a 3X yield over the surrounding trees in the same orchard. Improvement was approx. 150% increase in quantity over the south orchard.
When Instar Naturals approached me this year for a trial of Pollinate Pro, I was skeptical on its effectiveness. With 6 acres of Bing and Rainier Cherry's in my orchard, it was expected to be a great year for my Cherries, however, it turned out to be a tough year for industry pollination.
Because I used Pollinate Pro on my North Orchard, the effects of the decreased pollination were eliminated any my yield was 3X over my south orchard. Each tree in the north orchard had approx. 65% more cherry's than the south property.