Robert Crassweller, Ph.D.
The Mid-Atlantic region is blessed with an abundant supply of good fertile soils that can produce high quality deciduous fruit.
"Models for the Future" demonstration plots showcase best management practices for producers in the establishing years of developing their farm enterprises.
Use this table to determine the equivalent amounts of nitrogen, phosphate, and potash of each fertilizer material.
Informational table showing the efficacy of fungicides on apples and pears.
Informational table showing pesticide recommendations for pears. To avoid harming bees, do not use an insecticide in sprays applied during the bloom period.
Your schedule may vary from the one below by as much as 2 weeks (earlier or later) depending on the region of Pennsylvania in which you are located.
Informational table showing apple and pear tree spacings and probable yields on various rootstocks.
Informational table showing efficacy of insecticides and miticides on apples and pears.
Informational table showing sprayer calibration distances.