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Buy-and-Fly Orchard Management Using Unmanned Aircraft
Buy-and-Fly Orchard Management Using Unmanned Aircraft - News News
Using unmanned aircraft technology to help growers with orchard management. More
Please Participate in Our Online NEWA Survey!
Please Participate in Our Online NEWA Survey! - News News
Help us build our new Network for Environment and Weather Applications (NEWA) website! More
Climate Change and Orchards, Part 4: Managing Orchards in a Changing Climate
Climate Change and Orchards, Part 4: Managing Orchards in a Changing Climate - Videos Videos
As tree fruit growers, you will need to adjust your management practices to adapt to climatic changes, potentially using some of the options discussed in this video. More
Climate Change and Orchards, Part 1: What Changes Have Already Occurred?
Climate Change and Orchards, Part 1: What Changes Have Already Occurred? - Videos Videos
As you’ve just seen, the evidence behind climate science indicates that a number of changes have already occurred, which have had an impact on orchards. More
Climate Change and Orchards, Part 2: Seasonal Shifts
Climate Change and Orchards, Part 2: Seasonal Shifts - Videos Videos

Climate Change and Orchards, Part 2: Seasonal Shifts

Robert Crassweller, Ph.D.

6:34

A changing climate may cause winters in the temperate zones to become milder and growing seasons have lengthened. Both of these shifts could have a big impact on orchard production and management. More
Climate Change and Orchards, Part 3: Changes in Weather and Pest Populations
Climate Change and Orchards, Part 3: Changes in Weather and Pest Populations - Videos Videos
The occurrence of intense and erratic weather poses the most serious threat to fruit production. A changing climate also means changes in pest populations. More
Peach Disorders - Skin Damage
Peach Disorders - Skin Damage - Articles Articles

Peach Disorders - Skin Damage

Robert Crassweller, Ph.D.

Skin damage has been a problem in packed stone fruit in some years but it has been somewhat erratic here in PA. More
Brett Saddington talking with Dr Rob Crassweller about ideal tree fruit density.
Models for the Future: Bedminster Orchard - Articles Articles

Models for the Future: Bedminster Orchard

Marley E Skinner, Megan Chawner, Tara Baugher, Robert Crassweller, Ph.D.

Bedminster Orchard is located on 16 Acres in Perkasie, Pa and is owned and operated by Brett Saddington. More
Apple Rootstocks for High Density Orchards
Apple Rootstocks for High Density Orchards - Videos Videos

Apple Rootstocks for High Density Orchards

Robert Crassweller, Ph.D., Tara Baugher

9:53

Commercial fruit growers are transitioning their apple orchards to high density production systems, and this is possible due to the availability of size-controlling apple rootstocks. More
Construcción de Enrejados para Huertas con Sistemas de Alta Densidad
Construcción de Enrejados para Huertas con Sistemas de Alta Densidad - Videos Videos

Construcción de Enrejados para Huertas con Sistemas de Alta Densidad

Tara Baugher, Robert Crassweller, Ph.D., Montserrat Fonseca Estrada

17:49

Un sistema bidimensional de formación de manzanas de alta densidad, a menudo denominado "muro frutal", proporciona muchos beneficios al productor de frutales. More
10mm diameter fruit. Photo: R. Crassweller, Penn State
Cornell Carbohydrate Model Results for May 8, 2017 - News News
We are continuing to experience unusually cold weather across the state, and growers will need to continue to wait for a thinning window. More
Manzanas para venta al por menor
Manzanas para venta al por menor - Videos Videos

Manzanas para venta al por menor

Robert Crassweller, Ph.D., Montserrat Fonseca Estrada

11:56

En este video, hablaremos acerca de los cultivos de manzana que tienen las caracteristicas necesarias para operaciones de mercados al por menor. More
Ambrosia fruit. Photo: R. Crassweller, Penn State
Orchard Nutrition - Determining Orchard Fertility Needs - Articles Articles
The Mid-Atlantic region is blessed with an abundant supply of good fertile soils that can produce high quality deciduous fruit. More
Orchard Wildlife Management - Voles
Orchard Wildlife Management - Voles - Articles Articles

Orchard Wildlife Management - Voles

Robert Crassweller, Ph.D.

Vole populations exhibit distinctive population fluctuations of approximately 4 year cycles. More
NEWA Weather Station Maintenance
NEWA Weather Station Maintenance - Articles Articles

NEWA Weather Station Maintenance

Robert Crassweller, Ph.D.

To keep your NEWA-connected weather station running in top shape this season, consult the on-line guides we put together on maintenance and troubleshooting. More
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