Application tech specialist from Ontario finds crop-adapted spraying reduces pesticide use by an average of 25 percent.
Sunburn and sunscald research underway in sunny Chile could lead to tools that would benefit growers in all arid regions.
Cornell University will hold a berry crop field workshop at Aug. 29 at the Berry Patch in Stephentown, N.Y.
Drastic reductions in irrigation delivered decent results in first year of study, but vines showed accumulated stress in year two.
The first public demonstration of a virtual reality operated vineyard robot will take place during the FutureFarm Expo on August 15-16 in Pendleton, Oregon.
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.