Northeast

Shippers to retailers: ‘Consumers want more SweetTango’

Poised to begin the second half of their marketing season, SweeTango apple growers across North America are advising their best retailers to stock up to meet continued strong demand from the variety’s passionate consumer fans.... more »

Penn State’s Vineyard Pest Management Series – Spotted Lanternfly Update

Penn State Extension's 2021 Vineyard Pest Management Series - Spotted Lanternfly Update will present a free webinar reviewing the latest information on spotted lanternfly management in vineyards. The program also will present research findings on... more »

Apple Research and Development Program continuation Ok’d in New York

The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets announced March 18 that the state’s apple industry has voted in support of continuing the Apple Research and Development program (ARDP). New York apple growers are... more »

Food safety audits eligible for cost-share for Delaware growers

Delaware fruit and vegetable growers who receive a passing score on their third-party food safety audits and agricultural water tests are eligible to receive cost-share to help cover the expense through the Delaware Department of Agriculture.... more »

Applications for leaders in food, ag sectors opened by LeadNY

New York’s leadership development program is now accepting applications for its next class of leaders in the food, agriculture and natural resources sectors of the Northeast. LeadNY, a pioneering training program for mid-career professionals, provides... more »

Can computerized modeling drive precision bloom thinning?

The latest apple research results from the farmer-driven Northern New York Agricultural Development Program evaluate how well computerized modeling programs help growers determine when to begin thinning the bloom in their orchards. Three commercial apple... more »

On-farm Produce Safety website is now active in New Jersey

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher announced March 4 the Department’s new Produce Safety website is now active. The site provides information and frequently asked questions concerning the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA),... more »

Cornell virtual event for the wine and grape industry set for March3-5

Despite the pandemic, wine and grape producers, managers, researchers and industry professionals will have access to expertise spanning many different business, enology and viticulture topics at the upcoming Business. Enology. Viticulture conference from March 3-5.... more »

Current Issue

Crunch Time Apple Growers expand retail outlets, growing acres for club apples

USApple: 244M bushels, down 5.7%

FGN 60th anniversary: Mechanical strawberry harvest got Michigan boost

Michigan Pomesters honor research technologist

A Q&A with Anna Wallis of Michigan State University

West Central Michigan’s new research station open

‘Genius Bar’ stage, return of social hour at 2021 Great Lakes EXPO

Biological industry maturing after decades of change

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: A show of hands outlines US farm labor trends

Notes from the Farm column: Machine maintenance proceeds amid world’s woes

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