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
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Berries
May 26, 2017
Jury Sides with University in Strawberry…
Decision says former breeders infringed on UC patents to develop material for corporate breeding firm. Read More
Nuts
May 25, 2017
Stolen Hives Recovered in Nearly $1M Hei…
Man likely stole hives from across the state of California in the last three years. Read More
Farm Management
May 25, 2017
Plight of Trade Policy Grounding Many U.…
Much-needed investments in labor-saving technology could be key to long-term survival. Read More
Farm Management
May 25, 2017
Florida Farm Winning Case for Medicinal …
Judge rules in favor of 3 Boys Farm in the quest to expand its crop/business portfolio. Read More
Citrus
May 25, 2017
Are We Overstating the World’s Ove…
If growers can’t achieve a fair return on investment and stay in business, it won’t matter what the population is in 2050. We all will be trouble. Read More
Citrus
May 24, 2017
Falcons Scare off Other Birds at Duncan …
It collaborates with a firm that uses trained falcons to intimidate and scare off nuisance birds such as the horned larks and pigeons that frequent the area. Read More
Organic
May 24, 2017
Organic Growers in Turmoil (Opinion)
Although consumers are demanding, and getting more organic produce options, growers are grappling with fundamental questions. Read More
Sweet Corn
May 24, 2017
Stay on Your A Game to Conquer Corn Leaf…
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this vegetable pest. Read More
Citrus
May 23, 2017
Search is on For Next Crop of Florida Ag…
Nomination period now open for longtime industry honor. Read More
Apples & Pears
May 23, 2017
Grower Shares Personal Impact of Labor S…
USApple leader Phil Glaize of Virginia stresses need for reform with current labor regulations, programs at Congressional briefing on agriculture labor crisis. Read More
Stone Fruit
May 23, 2017
Northeast Peach Crop Rebounds
After a mild winter and relatively uneventful bloom time, the crop is setting up nicely for the region. Read More
Berries
May 23, 2017
Researchers Examining Potential for Long…
Team at Penn State University using low and high tunnels and plastic coverings to extend raspberry and strawberry seasons. Read More
Citrus
May 23, 2017
Webinar Series Highlights New Research o…
National Pollinator Week webinar showcases research to improve honeybee colony health by 2020. Read More
Citrus
May 23, 2017
California Lemon Growers Sue USDA
Lemon industry files suit against rule allowing importation of Argentine lemons. Read More
Citrus
May 23, 2017
Insects (Bad and Good) Make for Interest…
Disease-fighting bees and the deadly citrus psyllid were at the center of two recent, research-fueled out-of-office adventures. Read More
Crop Protection
May 23, 2017
Valent Grants Organic Farming Scholarshi…
University of Florida Doctor of Plant Medicine student receives $1,500 toward the development of training materials. Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
May 23, 2017
In Quest for Low-Seeded Citrus, It Takes…
Momentum for viable mandarin hybrids for Florida reaching a peak in the land down under. Read More
GenNext Growers
May 22, 2017
How to Make Dollars and Sense of Today&#…
Despite current challenges impacting the future of the North American fruit and vegetable industry, there are opportunities to be had. Read More