Stone fruits

Is fresh best?

By |May 1st, 2014|

Study shows processed fruits and vegetables can be a good option.

Six top researchers headline March Cornell fruit school

By |January 21st, 2014|

The Cornell University Fruit Team will hold an in-depth school for tree fruit growers, extension educators, and crop consultants on March 25 at the Ramada Inn in Geneva, New York.

Bloom thinning boosts fruit size

By |November 22nd, 2013|

Hand-thin flowers to increase size of peaches and nectarines.

Peach growers challenges

By |September 1st, 2013|

Growing peaches is getting easier in some ways, harder in others, a rather normal description of many orchardists’ efforts. [...]

Five ways to make sure people eat fewer peaches

By |July 1st, 2013|

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Grow just one variety. Growing one variety will limit your marketing season and the number of times consumers [...]

Marked for progress

By |July 1st, 2013|

The four-year, $14.4 million RosBREED plant breeding project, funded in 2009 under the Specialty Crop Research Initiative, is coming [...]

Winning orchard designs

By |July 1st, 2013|

After four years of collecting data, Penn State University horticulturalist Dr. Jim Schupp has arrived at some conclusions about [...]

The path to commercialization

By |July 1st, 2013|

For seven years now, Rutgers University of New Jersey and Adams County Nursery in Aspers, Pennsylvania, have been working [...]

Undercover production in China

By |July 1st, 2013|

Greenhouses or high tunnels can advance the ripening of peaches and nectarines. (Video and Photo Gallery at bottom of story)

Tougas Family Farm

By |June 1st, 2013|

Mo Tougas asks a question of Oregon State University sweet cherry expert Lynn Long on an IFTA tour of [...]