Northeast

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 »

Harvest New England Ag Marketing Conference & Trade Show will be virtual

Registration is now open for the eighth biennial Harvest New England Agricultural Marketing Conference and Trade Show. The virtual program is set for two half days on Feb. 24-25 and will be offered at no cost... more »

New York state announces Pollinator Protection Plan Update

The New York State Departments of Agriculture and Markets, Environmental Conservation (DEC), and New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) announced Feb. 1 the 2020 Pollinator Protection Plan Update.. The 2020... more »

Current Issue

Kansas peach grower puts focus on high-density output

FGN’s 60th Anniversary: Tree fruit rootstocks evolve over decades

Pear rootstocks for replant in presence of armillaria

Cover crops show effects on iron deficiency in pear

USHBC recognizes grower Tom Bodtke, other blueberry industry leaders

Technology highlights at IFTA show commercial potential

Autonomous sprayer available for orchards

Hybrid use puts Regev in ‘game-changer’ mode

Farm Market column: ‘Delighting’ the online customer ideal marketers’ goal

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National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Through good times and bad, neighbors help each other

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