This article describes a new test methodology that is available for growers that are interested in trying to predict the potential for a lot of fruit to develop bitter pit in storage.
Penn State Extensions’ Master Watershed Stewards in York County, helped plant 400 trees in two townships between Earth Day and Arbor Day.
The third Penn State Master Watershed Steward training in York County is complete. This enthusiastic group of 25 participants completed their training in early May.
Peach blossoms are just starting to open this season, and full bloom will be more than a week later than normal.
We are excited to announce that York County’s second class of Master Watershed Steward trainees graduated and became official Master Watershed Stewards in March.
This Penn State Extension publication, in Spanish and English, is designed for use by orchard employees - often the first individuals to detect a new occurrence of a fruit disease or insect pest.
Watershed Stewards recognize local zoning officer for efforts to enhance water quality by installing a bioswale.
Apple harvest in 2017 has been well ahead of “normal.” To update you on late season apples, this week we sampled Nagafu Fuji and GoldRush.
An on-line training video developed by Penn State describes best practices for ensuring optimum fruit quality when harvesting apples.
The Penn State Extension Tree Fruit Team conducted a survey to assess the needs of hard cider fruit producers across the state and the Mid-Atlantic region.