Dave Weinstock

A new way to apply chemicals

By |June 23rd, 2016|

Results look promising for solid-set canopy system delivery.

Trials to improve cider tannins and harvesting

By |June 6th, 2016|

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For some cider makers, tannins are the holy grail of the cider business. Without tannins and fermentation, hard cider is

Cider apple variety shortage

By |June 6th, 2016|

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This story has been updated to reflect a correction. 

Increasing interest in hard ciders and a critical shortage of some varieties

Two growers weigh in on cider apple varieties

By |May 27th, 2016|

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Two key growers in the cider apple market are weighing in for Good Fruit Grower on commonly used cider apple

Organic control of SWD

By |May 25th, 2016|

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Researchers are tackling what they call “cultural tactics” to determine nonchemical farming practices — such as pruning and thinning techniques

SWD – How to stop a proliferate pest?

By |May 24th, 2016|

Growers and researchers are struggling in efforts to control the spread of spotted wing drosophila.

Researchers crack the case on why cherries crack

By |May 19th, 2016|

Too much water is a known cause of cherry cracking, but malic acid is a newly identified culprit.

Making the most of cidermania

By |May 12th, 2016|

Marketers changing strategies to meet growing consumer demand.

Bringing workers north to Canada

By |May 11th, 2016|

Canadian farm labor program reaches 50-year milestone.

Cornell starts up new solar project

By |May 10th, 2016|

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Cornell University’s new Sutton Road Solar Farm is online.

The 2-megawatt energy facility, which was built to offset nearly 40 percent

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