Northeast

Anna Katharine Mansfield appointed associate director of Cornell AgriTech

Anna Katharine Mansfield, an enologist known for her work in elevating the success of New York state’s craft beverage industry, has been appointed associate director of Cornell AgriTech, effective July 1. As an associate professor of... more »

Current issues in Pennsylvania berry crops pinpointed

As with last year, frost protection of strawberry blossoms has been a challenge for many Pennsylvania growers given the wind that accompanied our cold temperatures. While some blossoms have been lost, most growers are reporting... more »

Leadership changes at Philip E. Marucci Center for Blueberry and Cranberry Research and Extension

Nicholi Vorsa, professor in the Department of Plant Biology and director of the Philip E. Marucci Center for Blueberry and Cranberry Research and Extension since 1988, is stepped down from his role as director, effective... more »

Deadline to apply to LeadNY is June 1

A New York leadership development program for adult professionals in the food, agriculture and natural resource sectors has set a June 1 application deadline. LeadNY, a pioneering training program for mid-career professionals, provides intensive one-... more »

Strawberry, blueberry pollination tips offered in Delaware

Strawberries are aggregate fruits. They have multiple ovules per receptacle where the fruit is formed. The strawberry receptacle may have up to 500 ovules per berry. You will see these as “seeds” on the outside... more »

Nichino America promotes Amanda Carson to East region sales manager

Amanda Carson has been promoted to sales manager for the Eastern region sales team for Ninchino America Inc. In her new role, Carson will be responsible for the direction and implementation of the sales plans... more »

Here’s what to monitor in Pennsylvania strawberry fields

The strawberry crop growth stage varies a lot across Pennsylvania right now. Which issues you should watch for may be very different on various farms. However, here are some issues to be aware of, including... more »

Pennsylvania encourages farmers’ markets to get free equipment for SNAP

Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Human Services Secretary Teresa Miller recently highlighted an opportunity for farmers' markets to address food security in their local communities and expand their consumer base by taking advantage of... more »

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Wafler Farms: family, fruit, nursery

MSU Extension educator relishes new opportunity

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Cyber world calls for diligent IT protection

Mating disruption: Certifications, trials among updates from companies

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