Nematode-resistant rootstocks available

By |April 30th, 2014|

Improved rootstocks are available, though more field testing is needed.

New approach needed for nematodes

By |April 29th, 2014|

Avoid white varieties if planting in a site with root knot nematodes.

Cornell asks growers for info on stinkbugs affecting crops

By |April 29th, 2014|

Cornell University, New York, is asking growers to complete an online survey of how stinkbugs are affecting crops.

The university [...]

New clothing material may better protect workers

By |April 29th, 2014|

Study looks at lightweight, Teflon-like material might have potential for protective clothing for pesticide applicators.

Nurseries fund East Malling research

By |April 24th, 2014|

The International New-Varieties Network has committed to provide more than $672,000 over the next six years to support apple and pear rootstock research at East Malling Research in Kent, England.

New tests measure soil health

By |April 21st, 2014|

New measuring tests allow growers to track the impact of soil management changes.

Calculate target yield

By |April 16th, 2014|

Many factors contribute to the profitability of an orchard. The two most important factors are marketable yield per hectare [...]

Herbicide-resistance raises concerns

By |April 15th, 2014|

Specialty crops growers, especially those who grow grapes, will have new cause for concern in 2015 when new genetically modified field crops are expected to come to fields near their orchards and vineyards.

Pay attention to the soil

By |April 14th, 2014|

Growers should pay more attention to the soil.

Which is better for growing apples, angled or upright?

By |April 11th, 2014|

Growers and researchers weigh in.