Dave Weinstock

Fighting fire blight

By |October 21st, 2016|

Antibiotics and Apogee continue to top the list of control products.

Thinning without carbaryl

By |October 21st, 2016|

Darwin thinning followed by MaxCel application shows promise for Galas and Honeycrisps.

Growing with Pazazz

By |October 20th, 2016|

New York grower Dan Pettit shares his experience growing Honeybear Brands’ latest club variety.

Beating bitter pit in Honeycrisp

By |October 19th, 2016|

The key lies in combining foliar calcium sprays with reduced potassium fertilization.

Cornell looks for insects that may transmit fire blight bacteria

By |September 30th, 2016|

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Matt Boucher, a doctoral student at Cornell University, thinks insect transmission is one way fruit trees contract fire blight.

So, he’s

FDA awards Pennsylvania $6.3 million FSMA grant

By |September 27th, 2016|

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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has announced  that the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture  received a $6.3 million grant from the Food

Let there be light on pears

By |September 23rd, 2016|

Two Washington pear growers try to bring light to lower canopies with trees on Y-trellises.

In the hunt for cold-hardy pears

By |September 22nd, 2016|

A Vermont organic grower is evaluating 84 pear varieties as cold-hardy rootstock candidates.

The big push for a dwarfing rootstock

By |September 15th, 2016|

Amelanchier rootstock continues to exceed expectations, while cold-hardy quince candidates have been narrowed to 14 accessions.

The tech advantage of digital oversight – Video

By |September 1st, 2016|

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Wafler Farms wanted to do more than just mechanize tasks on the farm.

Paul Wafler also wanted to be able to

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