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Kathy and Steve Kuflewski of Once in a Blue Moon Farm in Waynesville, OH, stand inside their netted blueberry field. (Photo credit: Gary Gao)
Berries
October 30, 2015
Timely Tips For A Healthy And Productive Berry Patch
When this issue of the magazine reaches you, you might be enjoying the nice fall weather on a tractor in Read More
Maslin Pink is an early Cripps Pink mutation discovered in Western Australia. This early maturing sport picks three to four weeks earlier than standard Cripps Pink. Color and characteristics are similar to its parent. Multiple picks are recommended. Willow Drive Nursery is authorized to grow Pink Lady Brand trees under growing contract only with expressed permission from Brandt’s Fruit Trees, Inc. USPP#21,412.
Apples & Pears
March 30, 2015
Pink Lady Apple Production Continues To Grow
Total production is up nearly 50% over 2009, and is expected to increase 33% in the next three years. Read More
red and green apples
Apples & Pears
March 30, 2015
How Will We Sell All These Apples? [Opinion]
Apple production is reaching heights that would have been unthinkable two or three decades ago. That's great news for growers — if we can sell them all profitably, Read More
A well-trellised young black raspberry field showing many young canes from planted crowns. (Photo credit: Charlie O'Dell)
Berries
January 27, 2015
Why You Should Be Growing Black Raspberries
Amazing health benefits for consumers and production and marketing benefits for the grower make this berry a must-consider option for your operation. Read More
Stephan Klotzner's orchard, in the town of Schenna Meran, is 700 meters above sea level and sports some spectacular views. (Photo credit: Win Cowgill)
Apples & Pears
January 4, 2015
On The Road With The International Fruit Tree Association Study Tour To Italy Part 3 [Slideshow]
Win’s posts, like this one, share the flavor of growing fruit in Italy, as well as some of the production techniques unique to the region. Read More
Win Cowgill poses at the Stefan Klotchner Farm in the town of Schenna Meran at about 700 meters in elevation. The apples in the background are Golden Delicious on M.9337, grown in a super-spindle system, planted approximately 4,000 trees per hectare. Golden Delicious accounts for 50% of the South Tyrol apple production. The best Gold Delicious trees are grown on the slopes at the higher elevations rather than the valley floor.
Apples & Pears
November 21, 2014
On The Road With The International Fruit Tree Association Study Tour To Italy Part 2 [Slideshow]
Attention to detail is evident in the production of high quality feathered apple trees at GRIBA’s nursery. Read More
Gunther Mahlknecht, Director of GRIBA, showed us how they grow some of the finest apple trees in the world. In the photo below Gunther shows us the extremely high quality 1-year-old Red Velox apple tree on M9337 rootstock. Note the large number of long good-sized feathers. (Photo credit: Win Cowgill)
Apples & Pears
November 19, 2014
On The Road With The International Fruit Tree Association Study Tour To Italy Part 1 [Slideshow]
Win Cowgill of Rutgers University details a trip through the one of the most concentrated fruit growing areas in the world, the South Tyrol region of Italy. Read More
In the first step in using AgVerdict, a field agronomist or Pest Control Adviser (PCA) GPS-maps a field using an iPhone loaded with the AgVerdict app, tracing a field’s contours in an ATV.
Farm Management
September 8, 2014
Wilbur-Ellis’ Updates AgVerdict Software After Grower Feedback
Design made with growers in mind, allows on-the-go data entry. Read More
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Citrus
August 4, 2014
Farming Production Costs And Farmland Values Increase
Midwest sees spike in production costs’ Northern Plains land values increased by 16.3% Read More
A Standard of Innovation
Citrus
July 28, 2014
Florida Farmers Awarded For Innovation
UF/IFAS and Florida A&M hail industry leaders who excel in making their farming systems more profitable and sustainable. Read More
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Farm Marketing
September 29, 2016
Kids Up For Adoption Get A Boost From He…
The Heartland Maze has gone the extra mile and created a maze design that promotes a cause. Together with a Read More
Farm Marketing
September 29, 2016
Coalition To Presidential Candidates: Re…
The coalition Plate Of The Union would like local farms to play a more central roll in U.S. food policy. Read More
Nuts
September 29, 2016
Use Soil Sampling To Inform Your Almond …
Whether planting on new ground or replanting, sizing up the enemy — nematodes — is a must. Read More
Grapes
September 29, 2016
Vinifera Finds A Home In The Finger Lake…
In a region known for spectacular sights, varieties are making their mark, just ask the team at Sawmill Creek Vineyards. Read More
Citrus
September 29, 2016
Winter Is Coming, And It Could Get Wicke…
Forecast sees heightened freeze threat for Florida citrus; frequent snow to blast Northeast. Read More
Citrus
September 29, 2016
Celebrate National Farmer’s Day Ev…
Florida agriculture has a compelling story to tell every day, but what better time to tell it than National Farmer’s Day? Read More
Stone Fruit
September 28, 2016
New Research Gets To The Bottom Of Cherr…
German researchers hope to identify root causes of rain-induced problem. Read More
Farm Management
September 28, 2016
Grants Available For Sustainable Ag In T…
More than $1 million is marked for grants to study, demonstrate, and improve sustainable ag practices. Read More
Equipment
September 28, 2016
Small Tractor Sales On The Rebound
Retail sales of tractors under 40 horsepower gained more than 21% last month, while sales of larger tractors continued their double-digit declines. Read More
Farm Management
September 28, 2016
The Time For Climate Change Denial Is Ov…
Extreme cold, droughts, flooding, record-setting temperatures have all been a part of this year’s growing season. Read More
Fruits
September 27, 2016
Focusing On Phenomics In Specialty Crops
It’s not just the nature of your crops — the genomics — it’s also how they are nurtured. Read More
Grower Achievement Award
September 27, 2016
Tasteful Selections Is The Recipient Of …
The award was presented to Bob Bender of Tasteful Selections Sept. 13 at United Fresh's Washington Conference. Read More
Fruits
September 27, 2016
Rodale Institute Launches An Organic Far…
A new national organization for organic growers is designed to provide advocacy, the latest research and education, and information-sharing among farmers. Read More
Farm Management
September 27, 2016
Politicians May Be Taking Ag For Granted…
Growers have become masters at ensuring a steady food supply, but warning, politicians: Ignore them at your peril. Read More
Citrus
September 26, 2016
Presidential Candidates Comment On Agric…
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump weigh in on a number of topics of concern to growers. Read More
Apples & Pears
September 26, 2016
New Apple Variety Is One Stemilt Hopes C…
University of Minnesota apple variety will be grown and packed exclusively by Stemilt. Read More
Grapes
September 26, 2016
Where Site And Growing System Meet In Th…
Vineyard manager uses growing systems to control vigor of winegrape varieties. Read More
Fruits
September 26, 2016
San Jose Scale Is An Old Pest That Is A …
Growers see increase in infestations due to changes in chemical control programs. Read More
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