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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
lettuce field 14_WR
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
The Latest
CEU Series
June 1, 2016
CEU Series: Take Into Account The Toxici…
Always use caution when using these crucial tools for crop protection. Read More
Business Planning
May 31, 2016
Don’t Let Technology Pass You By [Opinio…
Advancements in technology are ramping up at a rapid pace and if you want to compete at a high level, you need to decide when, not if, to make the move. Read More
Crop Protection
May 31, 2016
Honey Bees Collect Urban Pesticides Via …
Purdue study indicates pollen is consistently contaminated with not only agricultural, but urban pesticides. Read More
Nuts
May 31, 2016
Keep Resistant Weeds At Bay While Not Br…
Rather than focusing all of a pre-emergent spray program in the winter to attack winter-emerging weeds, University of California Cooperative Read More
Crop Protection
May 31, 2016
A Preventive Approach Reduces Infection …
Conditions favoring disease development and spread have led to the establishment of early warning or forecast programs for late blight and early blight. Read More
Crop Protection
May 31, 2016
Radish Cover Crop Suppresses Weeds, Boos…
In trials conducted at the University of New Hampshire, the cover crop was consistently among the highest biomass-producing treatments in the fall. Read More
Citrus
May 31, 2016
Cannabis Cultivation Quest Becoming Real…
Planning, preparations finally giving way to production and dispensing of ‘Charlotte’s Web.’ Read More
Farm Management
May 31, 2016
8 Ways To Make Your Farm More Sustainabl…
Several practices can help ensure profit and leave the land in better shape for the next generation. Read More
Fruits
May 30, 2016
‘Fresh Attitude Week’ Promot…
The largest U.S. urban school districts host weeklong celebration, Fresh Attitude Week, which highlights fresh fruits and vegetables and other nutrition education activities. Read More
Apples & Pears
May 30, 2016
Is Your Orchard Ready For Mechanization?
Automation is on the horizon, and it would be beneficial if you’re planting with that in mind. Read More
Apples & Pears
May 29, 2016
Orchard Systems Matter With Mechanizatio…
“It takes years to turn orchards from a big, wild 3-D tree to a narrow canopy — a lot of Read More
Fruits
May 28, 2016
Orchard Automation Is On The Horizon
Industry experts say the advent of fully automated orchard tasks are on the cusp of happening — with a few companies leading the automotive harvest charge. Read More
Apples & Pears
May 27, 2016
Washington Apple Commission Elects New L…
The commission board also approved the export budget of $7.7 million for the upcoming 2016-17 crop, based on a crop of 135 million cartons. Read More
Farm Management
May 27, 2016
California Drought Far From Over
To preserve orchards and vineyards, growers are expected to fallow up to 350,000 acres of corn, wheat, cotton and alfalfa. Read More
Apples & Pears
May 27, 2016
How Best To Integrate Man And Machine
If you want to implement labor-saving mechanization, you should start the conversation with the end user – your employees. Read More
Farm Marketing
May 27, 2016
Consumers Don’t Really Know What G…
A study from the University of Florida confirms what many farm marketers suspected: Consumers don't understand genetically modified food and organisms as well as they think they do. Read More
Insect & Disease Update
May 27, 2016
Alabama Agriculture Department To Conduc…
Currently, Alabama is the only citrus-growing state that has not yet detected citrus greening. Read More
Insect Control
May 26, 2016
Temperature, Location Key To Predicting …
This year, leaffooted bugs are expected to be a significant problem in almonds and pistachios, but watching temperature and the Read More
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