IFTA in Michigan, Day One: fruit set was not affected by netting

By |July 16th, 2017|

Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInEmail this to someonePrint this page

In western Michigan, the center of the state’s fresh apple industry is located on a geographic landmark known as the

Lake Ontario Tour shows wide range of New York tree fruit farming

By |July 12th, 2017|

The only consistency on the Lake Ontario Fruit Program tour this summer was the humidity. Otherwise, the five-farm tour organized by Cornell University Cooperative Extension covered a remarkably diverse swath of tree fruit farming in a narrow band along Lake Ontario’s shores: new high density apple plantings and apple orchards far older than this reporter, along with high density peaches, berries, and a brand new cidery.

OSU researchers develop field test for crown gall

By |July 11th, 2017|

A woman can find out if she’s pregnant without going to a doctor. Soon, farmers may be able to find out if their fruit trees or grape vines have crown gall disease without going to a laboratory.

The Boyers of Chestnut Ridge

By |September 1st, 2013|

In Pennsylvania, almost all the apples grow in Adams County but 90 miles west, there’s a ridge—Chestnut Ridge—where fruit trees, mostly apples but also peaches, pears, and cherries

Winery showcases estate fruit

By |September 1st, 2013|

Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInEmail this to someonePrint this page

Hugh Shiels had one reason for expanding from wine grape grower to winery owner.

“I wanted to show what our vineyard

Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInEmail this to someonePrint this page