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
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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
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CitrusOrbis Introduces First Plastic, Reusable Corrugated Box…
November 26, 2015
  ORBIS Corporation, an international manufacturer of sustainable reusable packaging and a leader in supply chain optimization, has introduced PlastiCorr, Read More
BerriesTrailblazing Latina To Lead California Strawberry Commi…
November 26, 2015
Lorena Chavez and her family have long been involved with strawberry production, and she has plans for the commission moving forward. Read More
transgenic citrus trees on trial in Florida
Insect & Disease UpdateScientists Find Success Fighting Citrus Greening With G…
November 25, 2015
Multiple studies that include using a gene from a member of the mustard plant family are proving fruitful in not only resisting HLB, but also possibly black spot and canker. Read More
GrapesGrowers In A Challenging Environment Welcome On-Farm Tr…
November 25, 2015
The Mid-Atlantic is a new and difficult environment to grow winegrapes. Growers face the challenges of a humid environment and Read More
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Apples & PearsExperts Say Pacific Trade Pact Important To Pacific Nor…
November 25, 2015
Approval of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Could be a boon to fruit growers. Read More
Apples & PearsApples Off To Slow Start In September
November 24, 2015
Apple sales are down nationally this year compared to the same time last year according to Stemilt’s analysis of the Read More
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CitrusApple, Potato, Peach, And Grape Commodity Groups Urge C…
November 24, 2015
U.S. Apple Association, United Fresh Produce Association, Western Growers Association, National Peach Council, National Potato Council, and California Association of Read More
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Farm ManagementFDA Rejects Mandatory Genetic Engineering Labeling
November 24, 2015
Agency is issuing two guidances for manufacturers who wish to voluntarily label their products as containing ingredients from GE or non-GE sources. Read More
VegetablesInnovator Award Goes To Kalettes
November 24, 2015
Kalettes, a kale and brussels sprouts hybrid, combines traits of each parent vegetable. Read More
More VegetablesJohnny’s Receives All-American Selections National Awar…
November 24, 2015
The peppers are easy to grow, mature early, and express a compact, upright growth habit. Read More
CucurbitsSakata Donates Pumpkins To Washington Zoo
November 23, 2015
The pumpkins were used for a variety of purposes including toys for the animals and pumpkin carving. Read More
BerriesWashington’s Long, Hot Summer: Is Climate Change …
November 23, 2015
Looking back on 2015, which packed plenty of heat. Read More
Farm Dinner hosted at Tangletown Gardens farm
Farm MarketingHow A Farm Created A Thriving Urban Farm-To-Table Busin…
November 23, 2015
Tangletown Gardens’ owners have a mission to introduce its community to farm-fresh plants, produce and food. Sticking to that mission has Read More
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Citrus5 Florida Nurseries Selected To Pioneer State’s Medical…
November 23, 2015
After extensive vetting process, the Sunshine State is ready to take the next step in cannabis culture. Read More
CitrusAgricultural Retailer’s #moreDAMstorage Campaign Bondin…
November 22, 2015
Gar Tootelian, Inc. praises water use initiative that puts people and food security first. Read More
FruitsFirst USDA-Certified Organic Fast Food Restaurant Opens
November 21, 2015
The Organic Coup opened its first location 10 days ago in Northern California. Read More
Insect & Disease UpdateCalifornia Technology Summit Targeting Early Detection …
November 20, 2015
California Citrus Mutual and the Citrus Research Board to hold citrus greening meeting Dec. 1 at the Visalia Convention Center. Read More
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Stone FruitCalifornia School District Halts Chinese Peach Purchase…
November 20, 2015
Change came after the California Canning Peach Association objected and said the Sacramento school district should buy American. Read More
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