Northeast

Anya Osatuke named Cornell CCE’s Western NY Berry Extension specialist

Growers in western New York will be seeing a new face around the Cornell Cooperative Extension offices. Anya Osatuke has joined the team as western New York berry Extension specialist. Osatuke grew up in Ohio... more »

USDA to survey fruit growers about chemical use

In the next few weeks, the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service will survey fruit growers in 12 states, including Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey, for its biennial Fruit Chemical Use Survey. This survey will... more »

Berry production workshops planned in New York state

On Wednesday, Sept. 15, from 4-6 p.m.., The Berry Patch in Stephentown, New York, and Abers Acres in Kennedy, New York, will host concurrent Berry Production Workshops, in collaboration with Cornell University. Designed for the... more »

New Jersey peach growers taking advantage of ‘banner’ season

New Jersey peaches are still plentiful, and delicious.  Growers and packers report to the New Jersey Peach Promotion Council that this is a banner season. “The weather smiled on our peach trees this year, “says... more »

Rutgers research eyes extension of strawberry season

The Northeast strawberry season is the epitome of the phrase, “short and sweet.” On average, the average harvest lasts only three to four weeks, but consumer demand is strong (strawberries are the most consumed berry... more »

The power of high tunnel specialty crop growing examined

High tunnels, sometimes called hoop houses, offer northern New York market growers an easy way to extend our limited growing season by two or three months. Sometimes more. Farmers can grow early and/or late crops... more »

Products with bifenthrin OK’D for use against brown marmorated stink bug

Similarly, as during the last few years, active ingredient bifenthrin belonging to the group of pyrethroids, IRAC Group 3A, received a special Section 18 Emergency Exemption Registration from U.S. EPA on Aug 05, 2021. Three... more »

Massachusetts cranberry growers forecast an average crop this season

Cape Cod Cranberry Growers’ Association leadership attended the recent Cranberry Marketing Committee meeting where the committee announced its 2021 cranberry crop forecast for the United States. Massachusetts is the founder of cranberry cultivation, initiated on... more »

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May 2022 issue of Fruit Growers News

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