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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Crop Protection
July 23, 2017
USDA Invests $7.6 Million toward Benefic…
Projects to promote beneficial organisms as part of a pest control strategy. Read More
Citrus
July 22, 2017
Representative from Washington Proposes …
Move broadens use of H-2A to all of agriculture to include those with multiple crops and harvests. Read More
Insect & Disease Update
July 21, 2017
University of California Launches Websit…
Easy-to-read format designed to give growers up-to-date information on huanglongbing and Asian citrus psyllid research. Read More
Citrus
July 20, 2017
Atlantic Hurricane Forecast Taken Up a N…
Current conditions in the tropics warrant marked revision in potential storm season scenarios. Read More
Citrus
July 19, 2017
Researchers On a Mission to Find More Pl…
Federal grant to aid exploration of food security solutions for the future. Read More
Citrus
July 19, 2017
Farm Labor Stories Making the News This …
The agricultural labor shortage is strong enough that the consumer press is beginning to report on it regularly. Here are the stories making headlines this month. Read More
Sweet Corn
July 19, 2017
Variety Specs | Production Tips: Corn &#…
Each month, American Vegetable Grower® will offer growing tips on specific varieties, supplied by the breeder or distributor. This month, we’re offering Read More
Citrus
July 19, 2017
Florida Grower Magazine is Seeking Your …
Life hacks are common in social media threads these days. They are those clever ideas or tricks aimed at making Read More
Organic
July 19, 2017
4 Challenges Large Operations Face in Or…
Organic vegetable production in Monterey County has evolved over the past 25 years. It was once the domain of small- Read More
Farm Management
July 19, 2017
Tom Nunes, V: The Best Labor Solutions A…
Competition for skilled farm labor is fierce in the West. But Nunes Vegetables, Inc. believes when growers work together, they will attract more workers to their community. Read More
Fruits
July 14, 2017
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Predator Egg …
Samuri wasp parasitized egg mass found in Southern New Jersey peach orchard. Read More
Citrus
July 14, 2017
Everglades Agricultural Area Farmers Win…
Annual report shows use of best management practices results in another massive reduction in phosphorus flow. Read More
Cucurbits
July 13, 2017
Scientists Keying in on Sweeter and Stro…
New study shows grafting can give growers an upper hand on soilborne disease threats. Read More
Citrus
July 13, 2017
The Road is Long to Farm Bill 2018 [Opin…
Participation in this process will be crucial to ensure your needs are understood and addressed. Read More
Citrus
July 13, 2017
Trade Talk to Top Florida Fruit & Ve…
Trade issues are top of mind these days for specialty crop producers. Efforts have been underway since early this year Read More
Citrus
July 12, 2017
Shaky Florida Citrus Season Skids to a S…
Final USDA tally confirms continuing downward trend of production in the HLB era. Read More
Citrus Achievement Award
July 12, 2017
Encourage New Citrus Growth by Getting B…
2017 Florida Grower Citrus Achievement Award winner Ed Pines says producing crops under protective screen is a way to farm more and stress less. Read More
Citrus
July 12, 2017
Tomato Pests Can Be Induced to Cannibali…
The University of Wisconsin's John Orrock says when beet armyworms are exposed to concentrations of methyl jasmonate, they will abandon eating tomatoes — and start eating one another. Read More