Cornell

Sarah Brown joins BASF in public affairs

BASF Agricultural Solutions has hired Sarah Brown as head of public affairs-Agricultural Solutions North America. Brown joins BASF on Aug. 8; she will be based in Washington, D.C. She... more »

Cornell’s AgriTech research center celebrates 140th anniversary

Cornell AgriTech, a preeminent center for food and agricultural research in Geneva, N.Y., will celebrate its 140th anniversary with an open house to showcase its impact on New York’s food and agricultural industries. The center... more »

Northeastern IPM Center at Cornell gets new director

Deborah Grantham, director of the Northeastern Integrated Pest Management Center, will provide strategic leadership for the center and work closely with its advisory council, state IPM programs and IPM working groups... more »

New York State Agricultural Experiment Station renamed ‘Cornell AgriTech’

Cornell AgriTech will be the new name of the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station run by  Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. “Cornell’s New York State Agricultural Experiment Station has long been... more »

Christine Smart named leader of Cornell plant science

Christine Smart has been appointed director of Cornell University's School of Integrative Plant Science (SIPS). Smart, a professor of plant pathology who specializes in the development of management strategies for vegetable diseases, began her tenure... more »

Cornell pomologist Chester Forshey dies at 92

Chester “Chick“ Forshey, professor emeritus of pomology, died May 7, 2017, at the age of 92. Forshey, who held a bachelor’s degree in horticulture and a Ph.D. in pomology from Ohio State University, was on... more »

Geneva saves Cornell Orchards’ cider season

Unfavorable apple growing conditions in Ithaca this season nearly crushed a seasonal favorite: Cornell Orchards’ cider. But with the help of Cornell’s New York State Agricultural Experiment Station(NYSAES) in Geneva, New York, the popular beverage... more »

Trial and error a big theme during IFTA summer tour

New York state apple grower Jeff Smith showed off plantings of NY 1 and NY 2 during the International Fruit Tree Association’s (IFTA) summer tour in upstate New York. Ledge Rock Farms near Medina, New... more »

Peach-sized strawberry delivers intense flavor

The newest Cornell University strawberry variety concentrates flavor in a berry big enough to fill the palm of your hand. Topping out at over 50 grams, Archer, the latest creation from Cornell University berry breeder... more »

Geneva scholars experience summer of Cornell science

Growing up in Puerto Rico meant Sofia González Martinez never saw apple orchards dotting the landscape. The thought of studying apples as an academic pursuit seemed like a remote possibility for a young student with... more »

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Fruit Growers News September 2022 issue cover

Apple association forecasts higher U.S. production in 2022-23

Jenschke Orchards braves Texas-sized heat, drought

SWD-killing wasps released in Michigan to protect fruit

High-altitude pears: IFTA tour spotlights Washington pears

Cold tolerance is hot topic at Michigan Viticulture Field Day

Ridgefest updates industry on Michigan apple, cherry research

Cal Poly strawberry research: Can robots kill pests?

Great Lakes EXPO sessions to look at how to effectively plan farm succession and the benefits of Farm to School

Farm Market column: Fine Tuning Your Market Performance

Ag Labor Review: Small-town virtues, from the ballpark to the classroom

 

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