Prevention is best strategy

By |April 22nd, 2014|

Mites continue to develop resistance to new miticides.

New biofumigant registered

By |April 22nd, 2014|

A soil biofumigant developed for both conventional and organic farms offers a new tool in what is becoming an [...]

New herbicide — resistant crops

By |April 21st, 2014|

Both Dow Agrosciences and Monsanto Company expect to have new herbicide-resistant crops and new herbicides available in 2015.

Dow is [...]

Four reasons to manage the orchard floor

By |April 21st, 2014|

Several forces at work suggest that orchardists should look more closely at how they manage the floors of their orchards and vineyards.

DriftWatch grows

By |April 21st, 2014|

pecialty 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.

Managing orchard weeds

By |April 21st, 2014|

Fruit growers are always looking for better, cheaper ways of controlling vegetation under the trees in their orchards, but, in general, weed control gets more expensive and more complicated.

Chlorosis in Concords

By |April 18th, 2014|

Dr. Joan Davenport is looking for cost effective treatments for chlorosis in Concord grapes.

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.

Managing Honeycrisp nutrition

By |April 14th, 2014|

Balancing the crop load is particularly important with Honeycrisp, which is more susceptible than other apple varieties to problems [...]

Wine grape yields not affected by early leaf removal

By |March 26th, 2014|

Early leaf removal in white grape varieties has several benefits.