Scouting Fruit Trees for Insect Pests Helps Growers Produce Fruit Ecologically
April 29, 2016
As the weather warms up, many of us like to get out of the house and start spending more of our time outside. Orchard insects also become active in the spring, and this is when they become a concern for commercial fruit growers throughout the county. Exactly when these pests begin to arrive depends on several factors, such as recent weather conditions and how many pests were present in the orchard the previous fall.
Frozen Fruit Blossoms
April 18, 2016
Fruit growers are wondering if they will have any fruit this summer.
Will My Woody Plants Recover from Freeze Damage
April 12, 2016
Now that spring weather, with unusually high temperatures, came early to many parts of the Northeast and most woody trees and shrubs have broken bud and flowered almost a month early, we have suddenly dipped back into winter with below freezing temperatures.