A nationwide survey is currently underway to gather information from farmers and growers on the economic impact of the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) on agriculture.
Penn State Extension has planned nine regional educational meetings for commercial tree fruit producers in 2019.
The hot, wet summer and early fall weather continued to delay the late-season apple crop until the middle of October.
The hot, wet summer and early fall weather continued to affect the apple crop in October.
The 2019 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention will be held from January 29 to 31, 2019 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
This year’s bloom was later than in 2017. With a later bloom and a cool rainy season, we initially wondered when this year’s apple crop would be ready to pick.
Scarf skin is a physiological disorder of apple fruit that causes a dull gray cloudy or waxy appearance on the surface of the peel (epidermis) where it is most readily observed on varieties with a red or dark red background.
Cation Exchange Capacity or CEC is a measure of the ability of a soil to hold cations or elements with positive charges.
Pennsylvania has experienced a combined average per location of about 20 inches of rain during the last 5 weeks.
The Tree Fruit Pathology Lab at the Fruit Research and Extension Center is seeking apples infected with the fungus causing bitter rot from around the state of Pennsylvania in commercial orchards.
Continuamos nuestra serie donde hemos estado examinando informes de prueba del suelo para los túneles altos.
Educators are available to consult with growers on their farm operations at no-cost to the grower and help them to see how close they are to meeting the new regulatory requirements.