Northeast

Battle against the highly invasive spotted lanternfly heats up in Virginia

When the highly invasive spotted lanternfly was first discovered in the woods surrounding Kate Reed’s Winchester, Virginia, home, it occurred in such small numbers that finding it required a short trip and careful observation in... more »

$1.2M in block grant funds to support New York’s specialty crop industry

New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball announced Oct. 29 that more than $1.2 million in funding will support nine advanced research, education, and marketing projects to help specialty crop farms across New York... more »

Kevin Maloney: Developing seriously good apples at Cornell AgriTech

Kevin Maloney is a research specialist who works in the apple breeding program at Cornell AgriTech, part of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Maloney has worked on the Geneva campus for 35 years, where he... more »

ZAFA Wines will centralize, grow with help from Vermont Land Trust

ZAFA Wines owner Krista Scruggs has secured her first farm with help from the Vermont Land Trust and the Michael Colbert Farmland Fund. The 56-acre farm in Isle La Motte was purchased by the Land... more »

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 »

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

Notes from the Farm column: Taking out an old tree while navigating credit card scams

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

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