Asian Pear Research Testimonials

The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) has concluded one year of research with impressive results for participating Asian pear growers. The research is funded by a two-year Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) grant to study tree pruning methodology and fruit bagging techniques in Virginia Asian pear orchards to improve Asian pear yield and quality, and to develop a standard Asian pear training, pruning, and bagging system for Virginia farmers.




IALR Summer Internship Program

IALR Summer Internship Program

IALR offers high school and college students opportunities for summer internships as part of its commitment to foster talent and leadership developm...

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