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Apple Variety Field Day Showcase to be held Oct. 27

Penn State Extension will hold a free Variety Field Day Showcase in which attendees can sample a variety of apples and learn about the backgrounds of each one. The field day will be held Wednesday,... more »

Blockchain technology, produce and the digital economy

It's 2021, almost 2022, and the rate of technological innovation in our economy and society continues apace. What emerging tools could give Pennsylvania wholesale growers a competitive advantage and reduce barriers to financial success? Technology... more »

Cornell hort team leader Marvin Pritts among honorees for excellence

Ten faculty members have been selected to receive Stephen H. Weiss Awards honoring excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring, Cornell University President Martha E. Pollack announced Oct. 18. “The Weiss Awards highlight the centrality of... more »

Novel lighting system designed for machine vision module of ag robots

A novel camera system using active lighting devised by Penn State researchers may be a crucial step in developing machine vision systems that allow robotic devices to more clearly "see" the agricultural targets with which... more »

New bacteria ID will help apple juice producers avoid spoilage

Apple juice lovers won’t be left with a bad taste, thanks to a new study that identifies three new bacteria species, one of which fouls up the flavor. The three new species – Alicyclobacillus mali,... more »

Over 200 New Jersey schools offering fresh fruit and vegetable program

In celebration of New Jersey Farm to School Week, Sept. 20-24, New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher on Sept. 23 announced 202 New Jersey schools are participating in the 2021-2022 school year’s Fresh... more »

Finalists announced for Grow-NY $3M business competition

Empire State Development and Cornell University's Center for Regional Economic Advancement announced Sept. 15 the 20 finalists for year three of Grow-NY, a food innovation and agriculture technology business challenge focused on enhancing the emerging... more »

Multi-state partnership advances sustainability in US wine industry

The largest winegrowing states in the country – California, Oregon, New York and Washington, which produce 95% of U.S. wine – have established educational and certification sustainability programs over the past two decades, furthering the... more »

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Michigan grower takes helm of USApple board

Water woes challenge Western ag

A sentimental look at the impact of Larry Gut

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