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
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
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
The Latest
Citrus Achievement Award
September 24, 2017
How to Pick the Best Fruit for Citrus Un…
Fresh varieties with consumer appeal are top priority for 2017 Citrus Achievement Award winner Ed Pines. Read More
Citrus
September 23, 2017
Family Citrus Farmers Face Tough Times […
Dealing with a deadly disease is tough enough without extreme pressures from retailer/customers. Read More
Citrus
September 22, 2017
Water Management Concerns Flowing in Flo…
Efforts mounted and executed to move gallons by the ton to protect property. Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
September 22, 2017
Take Time to Survey the Latest Florida C…
The calendar is full of display day opportunities to learn, see, and do. Read More
Apples & Pears
September 22, 2017
Media Reflects Modern Society [Opinion]
Little about fruit growing — or any agriculture — appears because too few of us are willing to illuminate the media. Read More
Citrus
September 22, 2017
When it Comes to Growing, Florida Farmer…
Let's raise a toast to the bold producers and researchers who are taking our industry beyond previously perceived crop viability boundaries to places once figured forbidden. Read More
Citrus
September 21, 2017
Hurricane Relief Fund Launched for Flori…
Money raised will benefit Redlands Christian Migrant Association’s efforts to aid families in need. Read More
GenNext Growers
September 21, 2017
Advice for Taking Over the Family Farm
If you are considering joining and running your family business, here are some tips to ensure success. Read More
Berries
September 21, 2017
Ways Florida Blueberry Growers Can Eleva…
Promotional efforts seek to harness power that drives the Sunshine State's ‘little blue dynamos.’ Read More
Florida Ag Expo
September 21, 2017
Everything You Need to Know About the 20…
More education choices, flexible field tours, and networking opportunities to provide an enhanced attendee experience. Read More
Insect Control
September 20, 2017
Whitefly Troubles Go From Bad to Worse i…
Growers should have a plan for managing the pest from beginning to end of season. Read More
Grower Achievement Award
September 20, 2017
Ask Yourself: What Can I Do to Make Thin…
Alan Jones, this year's recipient of American Vegetable Grower magazine's Grower Achievement Award, invites all growers to do what he does: Look in the mirror and ask," What can I do to make a positive impact on our industry?" Read More
Berries
September 20, 2017
Getting to the Bottom of Bacterial Wilt …
Prolific plant pathogen now presenting a new challenge for Florida producers and researchers. Read More
Citrus
September 19, 2017
Precision in Specialty Crops Gains Momen…
Here are some of the key drivers that may transform your farm in the years ahead. Read More
Fruits
September 19, 2017
EPA Mulls Restricting Dicamba Use
Proposal is a part of agency’s focus on reducing herbicide injury in vulnerable crops. Read More
Fruits
September 19, 2017
Washington State University Creates BMSB…
As populations grow in the state, university offers growers pest management advice. Read More
Berries
September 19, 2017
UC Davis Strawberry Lawuit Settled
Former university breeders to return any crosses that used unpatented varieties and agree the school owns rights to them. Read More
Citrus
September 19, 2017
Hopes High for Hops Fresh From Florida
When it comes to alternative crop solutions, something good is brewing in the Sunshine State. Do you have what it takes to tap in? Read More