Several apple growers shared their strategies for taking product “From Bud to Bin,” which was the theme of the 60th annual International Fruit Tree Association conference in Wenatchee, Washington,... 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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Since its release in 1991, Honeycrisp has been harboring a secret: its parents are a mystery. Originally billed as the child of Macoun a... more »
The Washington Red Raspberry Commission has responded to several growers’ concerns over disruption in the raspberry markets from imported raspberri... more »
USDA announced the results of an Oregon and Washington pear producer referendum to continue Federal Marketing Order 927, showing that 97 percent of fr... more »
Honeybees – employed to pollinate crops during the blooming season – encounter danger due to lingering and wandering pesticides, according to a ne... more »
The USDA Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) has released its 2016 Annual Report, outlining accomplishments from throughout the year.
PPQ reports... more »
The 33rd annual Grape Expectations Symposium was held on March 4. The event has been held at the Forsgate Country Club in Jamesburg, New Jersey for 20... more »
Phylloxera is a devastating insect pest of vineyards that produces galling on the leaves. More seriously, it produces a nymph stage that feeds on the ... more »
April 18: The warmer weather of late has helped to move tree development in a nice even pace with no explosion of growth for the most part. Michigan S... more »
It’s probably not the first thing that comes to mind when Indiana is mentioned, but the Hoosier wine industry is among the fastest growing agricultu... more »
Now is the time to scout under your blueberry bushes for mummy berry mummies. Michigan State University Extension advises scouting in “hot spots” ... more »