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
The world’s honeybee population is in a steep decline that science has, so far, been unable to reverse. Some scientists are working on solutions to the culpri... more
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Not surprisingly, southwest Michigan appointees comprise the initial Michigan Blueberry Commission.
Created on May 1 after a vote by the state’s... more »
Michigan State University Extension is urging Michigan apple growers to keep an eye to the weather forecast for the weekend – there are conditions p... more »
Since announcing the debut of its new Stark Franklin Cider apple in January, Stark Bro’s Nurseries & Orchards has been piling up the accolades... more »
Chelan Fresh of Chelan, Washington, already one of the largest apple, cherry and pear suppliers in the world, is merging with Borton Fruit of Yakima, ... more »
The Michigan State University Enviroweather’s “Current Degree-Day Maps” tool shows accumulated growing degree-days (base 50) across Michigan fro... more »
Michigan Grape Society, in partnership with Michigan State University Extension (MSU), will be hosting a series of Monthly Grape Grower Social events... more »
Biologists at the University of California San Diego (UC San Diego) have demonstrated for the first time that a widely used pesticide can significantl... more »
In preparation for the fall 2017 commercial launch of nonbrowning Arctic apples, Okanagan Specialty Fruits (OSF) has added Jeanette De-Coninck-Hertzle... more »
Maureen Torrey with Torrey Farms of Elba, New York, participated in a roundtable discussion on April 25, at the White House with President Trump and ... more »
Thomas Todaro, a graduate of The Ohio State University (OSU), recently accepted an Extension educator position to serve the wine and grape industry in... more »