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Cucurbits
January 20, 2017
Renowned Researcher Margaret McGrath Receives Cornell’s Excellence in IPM Award 
A plant pathologist, McGrath’s expertise has helped both organic and conventional growers fight late blight, downy mildew, and others.  Read More
Fruits
September 3, 2015
Beaudry, Watkins, And Davenport Named Fellows Of American Society for Horticultural Science
Randolph Beaudry of Michigan State University (MSU), Joan Davenport of Washington State University (WSU), and Christopher Watkins of Cornell University Read More
Fruits
August 28, 2015
A Breakthrough In Biotechnology And The Future Of The Fruit Industry
Researchers from California and Sweden have recently been honored for a discovery that could have big implications for the fruit Read More
Apples & Pears
July 14, 2015
Cornell University To Host First Fruit Tour For Spanish-Speaking Employees
The Cornell Cooperative Extension, Lake Ontario Fruit Program team will present the first summer fruit tour for Spanish-speaking employees. This Read More
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Apples & Pears
June 10, 2015
Cornell Cooperative Summer Fruit Tour Will Be June 17
The 2015 Cornell Cooperative Extension Lake Ontario Summer Fruit Tour in Western New York will be held significantly earlier than Read More
Apples & Pears
February 11, 2015
IPM Institute Of North America Offers Conference Calls To Educate Growers
Weekly educational sessions to address IPM program issues that arise during the extent of the growing season. Read More
Apples & Pears
February 10, 2015
Project Aims To Create More Efficient Tree Structure
By altering branch growth in peach and apple trees, researchers hope to produce more sustainable orchards. Read More
Mario Miranda Sazo
Fruits
January 4, 2015
How To Build A Highly Skilled Committed Spanish-Speaking Fruit Team
Sometimes the smallest of gestures makes the biggest impact on your relationship with your employees. Read More
Grapes
December 12, 2014
Does Cabernet Franc Fit Into Bordeaux Regional Production?
Clonal selection, improving fruit topics, influence of soil characteristics were among topics French researcher presented to Finger Lakes grape growers. Read More
Grapes
December 4, 2014
Northern Grapes Project Presents Webinar Series
Topics to be covered include sulfur spray residues, cold hardy winegrapes, cordon training systems and more. Read More
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Apples & Pears
February 21, 2017
Snow Doesn’t Stop Day 1 of IFTA Conferen…
While the Wenatchee, WA, area has experienced higher-than expected snowfall, tour-goers trudge on to learn the latest about advanced production systems and high-value apple varieties. Read More
Grapes
February 18, 2017
Sustainability Is a Growing Factor in Wi…
California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance updates certification program, shows sustainability is important part of wine trade. Read More
Insect & Disease Update
February 18, 2017
The War on Citrus Psyllids Still Raging
Despite control challenges, keeping the pest in check remains the best approach to managing HLB. Read More
Citrus
February 17, 2017
How Precision Agriculture Is Helping Far…
New Florida-based organization is seeking to break down barriers between farmers and shoppers by providing a platform to not only show what is grown, but how it's grown. Read More
Grapes
February 17, 2017
Washington Organization Rebrands Itself
Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers unveils new identity at convention, now known as Washington Winegrowers Association. Read More
Berries
February 17, 2017
Florida Blueberry Growers Counting on a …
With last season's disaster in the rear view, all eyes are searching for bluer skies. Read More
Equipment
February 17, 2017
Wanted: Tech Innovators for Drone Challe…
Land O'Lakes Prize offers up $150,000 to help make drones more useable for farmers Read More
Fruits
February 17, 2017
Are Drones the Future of Pollination?
Researchers in Japan have turned drones into robot bees as artificial pollinators. Read More
GenNext Growers
February 16, 2017
Young Start-Up Hort Tech Companies Honor…
Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology Scholarships promote sustainability. Read More
GenNext Growers
February 16, 2017
Young Farmer Success Act Reintroduced to…
Bill to add young growers to Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. Read More
Fruits
February 16, 2017
New App Helps Fruit Growers Calculate Ch…
App helps growers calculate chill hours based on locations and models and assess physiological needs of fruit crops. Read More
Citrus
February 16, 2017
Food Trends Driving Growth Opportunities…
More niche markets emerging for growers to give consumers what they want and need. Read More
Vegetables
February 15, 2017
Tanimura & Antle Will Now Be Partial…
The third-generation farming company takes employee commitment to the next level Read More
Business Planning
February 15, 2017
Are Retailers Your New Competition?
Target will be following a trend that is already under way in Germany and China: offering shoppers greens that are grown right there in the store. Read More
Citrus
February 15, 2017
Florida Citrus Community Loses Longtime …
John Merritt, known as an innovative grower and staunch industry advocate, was 60. Read More
Farm Management
February 14, 2017
Californians Holding Breath as More Stor…
Nearly 200,000 people evacuated below nation’s tallest dam; even growers have had enough for now. Read More
Stone Fruit
February 14, 2017
Georgia Peach Growers Brace for Low Chil…
Last year trees netted almost 700 chill hours; however, Extension agent expects that figure to drop to 600 hours this year. Read More
Grapes
February 14, 2017
2016 California Winegrape Crush Up 9%
Prices were up 12%, and red wine grapes continue to gain on white wine grapes in popularity, though ‘Chardonnay’ remained king. Read More