Multiple years of studies in Pennsylvania grower orchards are providing additional clues for managing Honeycrisp in the orchard to prevent bitter pit following storage.
Research led by Penn State U... more
If Wisconsin cranberry growers had a higher incidence of fruit rot in 2016 than usual, should they intensify their fungicide spray program this coming season? N... more
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The Australian light brown apple moth is described by the California Department of Food and Agriculture as a serious new insect pest that has been det... more »
The battle to rid North America of the plum pox virus, first detected in Pennsylvania in 1999, is proceeding unabated in the four areas where it has b... more »
A small group gathered at Laguna Grande Park in Seaside on Tuesday to protest the proposed spraying of a pheromone to control the light brown apple mo... more »
Public outcry has caused a delay in plans to spray Marina and the northern Monterey Peninsula with moth pheromones, state officials said Thursday. Sal... more »
When it comes to agriculture in the United States, it doesn’t get much bigger than California. The Western state stretches hundreds of miles fro... more »
A new distribution center in Florida packed up to 50,000 pounds of blueberries a day during the peak season and has the potential to pack even more wh... more »
An invasive moth that threatens many California crops has been found in a trap in Napa County, representing a potentially major threat to the prized g... more »
This is the fifth story in a series about the future of Extension. Contrary to the opinions of most of his old professors, Tim Smith is not a loser. I... more »
At $60 to $70 a box wholesale, Honeycrisp apples are well worth talking about – and that’s what the Fruit Ridge Pomesters did during their... more »
Taiwan has halted imports of apples from Chile, the island's second-largest supplier of fresh apples, after quarantine officials discovered codling mo... more »