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Eastern Viticulture and Enology Forum takes shape from Cornell and Penn State

Cornell and Penn State Extension are teaming up to create the Eastern Viticulture and Enology Forum – a monthly webinar series that will run weekly from November through January 2021, and bi-weekly from February through... more »

‘Managing Stone Fruit Bacterial Disease Problems’ NH webinar topic

A webinar, "Managing Stone Fruit Bacterial Disease Problems," is being presented by University of New Hampshire Extension on Wednesday, Nov. 11, from 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Due to the current COVID 19 situation, Extension Educators throughout... more »

Survival of COVID-19 on surfaces in food supply chain subject of $1M grant

From the delivery of an Amazon package to ordering takeout food, people touch a multitude of surfaces every day, leaving behind residue, germs, and more. Food supply chain personnel from every level - growing, processing,... more »

Solar technology meets tradition on a Monson family farm in Massachusetts

SunBug Solar, a Massachusetts-based solar solutions provider, has completed the construction of a dual-use solar-terra photovoltaic system in Monson, Massachusetts. The design of the system allows the local landowner to harvest both sun from above... more »

New York state takes the Big Apple Crunch Challenge

Take the Crunch Challenge this year as part of the eighth annual Big Apple Crunch, which inspires folks to buy a New York State apple during harvest to help support local agriculture and family farms. "New... more »

Penn State Extension’s Tree Fruit Production Guide wins national award

A publication created by Penn State Extension has been lauded for excellence by the American Society for Horticultural Science, a national organization dedicated to advancing all facets of horticultural research, education and application. The 2020-21... more »

168 New Jersey schools offering fresh fruit and vegetable program

As part of the New Jersey Department of Agriculture’s continuing efforts to improve nutritional opportunities for school children, New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher today announced 168 New Jersey schools are participating in... more »

2021 Mid-Atlantic Fruit & Vegetable Convention to go virtual

The 2021 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention will be held virtually during the week of Feb. 8, 2021. Normally over 2,400 fruit, vegetable, and berry growers and other industry personnel from throughout the mid-Atlantic region... more »


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