Tagged Cornell University

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
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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
Grapes
November 11, 2014
Fact-Checking Some Viticulture Myths
Here are a few ‘myths’ that we have in viticulture, and what researchers have found out about them. Read More
Apples & Pears
November 10, 2014
Plant These Hard Cider Apple Varieties
Choosing the right variety can have a huge impact on the flavors of hard cider. Read More
Apples & Pears
November 10, 2014
What To Do Before Jumping On The Hard Cider Bandwagon
Researchers offer suggestions of what to watch out for before planting heirloom or European hard cider varieties. Read More
Apples & Pears
November 4, 2014
Why Dry Matter Matters In Apples
Appearance is important but internal components are increasingly becoming the focus of apple growers, researchers, and breeders. Read More
Fruits
October 9, 2014
Cornell University To Host Marketing Conference
Two-day event focuses on emerging markets, wholesaling, and ethics in agribusiness. Read More
Apples & Pears
September 12, 2014
Agriculture Research Service Partnership With Cornell University Seeks To Develop Better Apple Rootstocks
ARS study focuses on disease resistance and cold tolerance to produce better apple rootstock varieties. Read More
Grapes
August 8, 2014
Summer Control Options For Downy Mildew
Cornell researcher recommends several methods to combat epidemics. Read More
Farm Management
July 11, 2014
How To Work Smarter, Not Harder In The Orchard
Cornell Extension specialist offers advice to growers on how to maximize efficiency on your farm. Read More
Fruits
July 3, 2014
New York Apple Grower And Machine Designer Collaborate On Custom Orchard Equipment
For Dan LaGasse and Scott VanDeWalle, their partnership forged in steel creates efficiencies and drives profits. Read More
Fruits
June 19, 2014
Tips To Improve Grower And Winery Relationships
Both growers and winemakers need to take responsibility for their business relationship so both parties better understand each other and benefit from that relationship. Read More
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Fruits
March 29, 2017
Water Allocations in California Deemed U…
Tom Nassif of Western Growers objects to a recent announcement that some in California’s Central Valley received only a 65% initial water allocation, while other growers in the region received 100%. Read More
Vegetables
March 29, 2017
Ocean Mist Farms’ Albert Pieri Die…
Pieri, who worked with Ocean Mist for almost 50 years, was a pioneer in the early days of California Artichoke and Vegetable Growers, which was renamed Ocean Mist Farms in 1995. Read More
Stone Fruit
March 29, 2017
Plum Varieties are Complex and Fascinati…
While diversity in species gives the consumer many options, plums can be a challenge for growers and marketers. Read More
Grapes
March 28, 2017
Understanding the Economics Of Red Blotc…
An economist and a plant pathologist team up to help growers understand the threshold for action when a vine is diagnosed with the virus. Read More
Apples & Pears
March 28, 2017
Washington State University Offers Powde…
Opening buds may be exposed to overwintering inoculum as temperatures begin to rise. Read More
Nuts
March 28, 2017
How to Determine Optimal Almond Tree Spa…
Determining the proper row spacing for an orchard should be based on more than production and equipment access, and growers should also ponder the number of trees per row. Read More
Apples & Pears
March 27, 2017
It’s a Family Reunion at IFTA
Some of my fondest memories on the road are at IFTA conferences. Read More
Apples & Pears
March 27, 2017
Out of this World Expectations for ̵…
With millions of trees going into PNW orchards, Washington State growers are betting big on ‘Cosmic Crisp'. The shift in varieties planted and more took center stage when the International Fruit Tree’s Annual Conference met in Wenatchee, WA. Read More
Citrus
March 27, 2017
Say Hello to the New Miss Florida Citrus
Storied tradition continues with crowning of the industry’s newest advocate. Read More
Irrigation
March 26, 2017
Tips to Maximize Water Efficiency in You…
Editor’s note: Spencer Cooper joined the Almond Board of California last fall as Senior Manager, Irrigation and Water Efficiency. Western Read More
Berries
March 26, 2017
Outsmarting SWD with Social Media
Entomologist in Kentucky uses social media for pest updates, trap catches. Read More
Citrus
March 25, 2017
New Videos Offer Tips on Planting Pollin…
A new video series on planting flowering habitats is designed to help growers support crop pollinators. Read More
Berries
March 25, 2017
Florida Blueberry Crop Escapes Slap from…
Freeze protection tactics prove fruitful as local producers look to gain from Georgia’s loss. Read More
Apples & Pears
March 25, 2017
Two MAIA Releases Available for Growers,…
‘Crunch-A-Bunch’ is an early ‘GoldRush’ and ‘Bakers Delight’ is a secret ingredient for baking. Read More
Nuts
March 24, 2017
Foreboding Fungus Vexes Almond Growers
In parts of California, almond growers have recently become concerned about Ganoderma root and butt rot. To put this concern Read More
Citrus
March 24, 2017
Marrone Bio Introduces Biostimulant to R…
Haven Anti-transpirant helps to reduce transpiration of fruit, nut, and vegetable crops. Read More
Citrus
March 23, 2017
Count Down the World’s Top 30 Agricultur…
Familiar names and several new faces among annual ranking’s elite. Read More
Pest Control
March 22, 2017
Fear of GMOs is Impacting Quality Food R…
Perhaps the greatest threat to our industry is a public that values instinctual opinion over careful research and the findings of experts who have dedicated years to their field of study. Read More