Raspberries & Blackberries
The focus of RosBREED 2, a program to produce better-tasting fruit that resists storage problems and other challenges, is disease resistance.
A $10-million, five-year grant from USDA is driving the... more
Cornell University recently released two new raspberry varieties, Crimson Night and Double Gold. Crimson Night was selected in 2003 for its “heavy crop lo... more
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Fruit growers in the Eastern United States seem to have been spared much of the damage that was feared from Hurricane Irene when it came to land Aug. ... more »
Widespread monitoring in commercial fruit farms across Michigan by Michigan State University research and Extension staff has so far detected spotted ... more »
A single spotted wing Drosophila (SWD) has been trapped in a commercial Michigan fruit crop. This first detection in a crop field for the 2011 growing... more »
Jim Robinette’s passion for his family history is obvious – and why shouldn’t he be proud? Five generations of his family have been ... more »
USDA is conducting a referendum from June 8 to 24, for eligible processed raspberry producers and importers to determine whether a new national Proces... more »
The winner of the annual Great American Haygrove Giveaway was William McCaffery of Spring Rain Farms, East Taunton, Mass. If all goes according to pla... more »
The Comanche County fruit and grape seminar will be held in DeLeon,Tx., Feb. 8, and will offer information on blackberries and a demonstration on peac... more »
Pruning affects plant growth rate, fruit quantity and size, sugars, disease susceptibility, ease of harvest, and spraying efficiency. Brambles respond... more »
What do saskatoons and William Shatner have in common? They both originated in Canada. And like Shatner, saskatoons can be a very “enterprising&... more »
On Sept. 22, nearly 14,000 people visited the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences’ website to learn about the brown marmorated stink bug... more »