Tagged Polar Vortex

Stone FruitPeach Crop Hit By Cold In New York
March 24, 2015
New York grower says orchard tasks are behind due to snow and bitter cold. Read More
Stone FruitHow To Decipher Cold Weather Effects on Peaches
February 24, 2015
Here are some common indicators to look out for if your area experiences a freeze event. Read More
GrapesGrapevine Health Post-Polar Vortex
February 11, 2015
Some vines were a total loss, while others fared relatively well. Experts weigh in on grapevine health in the Northeast and Midwest after an extremely cold 2014. Read More
Apples & PearsCold Winter Took Bite Out Of Minnesota Apple Crop
January 14, 2015
Research scientist with University of Minnesota reported how the 2013 growing season and subsequent winter affected the state’s apple crop. Read More
Stone FruitOhio Peach Growers Hope For A Better Winter This Year
January 6, 2015
State hit hard by polar vortex; growers hopeful weather conditions don’t repeat. Read More
GrapesHow We Got Our Vines Ready For 2015
November 6, 2014
Following these steps helped Midwestern vines recover from winter injury and be ready for the year ahead. Read More
GrapesMichigan Vintners Prepare For Short Crop
October 10, 2014
Severe cold damaged grapevines which resulted in smaller-than-average crop. Read More
GrapesMichigan Conference Focuses On Impact Of Climate Change In Grapes
August 22, 2014
Experts from Michigan State University, Ohio State University, and Northwestern Michigan College to discuss Polar Vortex, technology, and unmanned systems at one-day conference. Read More
GrapesNew York State Assists Grape Growers Hit By Harsh Winter
August 19, 2014
State to open winegrape market to grapes grown outside the state. Read More
BerriesLow Blueberry Yields, Cane Collapse Due To Winter Injury
August 5, 2014
Plants in Northeast, Michigan victims of polar vortex. Read More
The Latest
CitrusCalifornia Citrus Research Board Names New Chief
October 8, 2015
Gary Schulz, a long-time administrator of several agricultural associations in the state, takes the helm. Read More
FertilizerNominations Open For The Fertilizer Institute’s 2…
October 7, 2015
The 4R Nutrient Stewardship Program honors growers and fertilizer retailers who demonstrate a strong commitment to nutrient use efficiency. Read More
CucurbitsBayer CropScience Vegetable Seeds, National Watermelon …
October 6, 2015
Bayer to fund first-year memberships to all eligible watermelon growers. Read More
Crop ProtectionNew Invasive Vegetable Pest Found In Michigan
October 6, 2015
Swede midge impacts cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower and other crucifers. Read More
CitrusAg Leaders Speak Out In Favor Of New Trade Agreement
October 6, 2015
Leaders from across the U.S. agriculture and food sector have continued to express their optimism and confidence in the newly Read More
NutsResearchers Study Almond Rootstock Salt Tolerance
October 6, 2015
The continued drought means more growers are relying on groundwater, which, depending on location, can be quite saline. Consequences of Read More
NutsThe Future Of Almonds And Honeybees
October 6, 2015
Dan Cummings knows a thing or two about honeybees. Not only does he oversee 6,500 acres of almond trees as Read More
FruitsBuild Your Farm’s Brand Through Farm-To-Table Din…
October 6, 2015
Bringing people to your farm during the off season can be as easy as setting a dinner table. Read More
CitrusFree Online Irrigation Courses Now Available   
October 6, 2015
Get on-demand irrigation information at the new irrigation education website. Read More
CitrusUSDA Awards Nearly $35M To Support Local Foods, Increas…
October 6, 2015
Funding supports local food systems, farmers markets and healthier eating for SNAP participants. Read More
CitrusSpecialty Crops Get $113M Boost From USDA
October 5, 2015
Funds to bolster local and regional farmers’ markets. Read More
Auto Draft
EquipmentGrimmway Farms Moves Plants With Robots
October 5, 2015
In phase one of what it hopes will be a series of trials, Grimmway Farms experimented with the concept of Read More
Grimmway's Harvest Automation robots
EquipmentRobots, Container Production, And The Future Of Vegetab…
October 5, 2015
Water. Labor. Affordable land. Transportation costs. As a vegetable grower, you face challenges like these every year — but lately Read More
GenNext GrowersGenNext Researchers Focused On Farming’s Future Growth
October 5, 2015
As the next generation of growers become leaders and decision makers in their own operations, they won’t have to make Read More
VegetablesContinue To Provide Healthy Choices For Kids [opinion]
October 4, 2015
Childhood nutrition programs in schools are coming under fire. The current requirement is just a half-cup of a fruit or vegetable in a lunch, and we need to make sure we move forward, not backward. Read More
Amanda Gevens
GenNext GrowersGenNext Researchers: Amanda Gevens
October 4, 2015
As the next generation of growers become leaders and decision makers in their own operations, they won’t have to make Read More
Apples & PearsEnvironmental Stress And Tree Growth Presented At WSU F…
October 4, 2015
Washington State University (WSU) Fruit School will be held Nov. 17-18 at the Confluence and Technology Center in Wenatchee, WA. Read More
Matt Grieshop
GenNext GrowersGenNext Resarchers: Matthew J. Grieshop
October 4, 2015
As the next generation of growers become leaders and decision makers in their own operations, they won’t have to make Read More