Peach blossoms are just starting to open this season, and full bloom will be more than a week later than normal.
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.
Welcome Justin Brackenrich to Butler County. Justin is serving as the new Agronomy Educator with PSU Extension helping provide coverage to Western Pennsylvania.
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.
Cover crop acreage is expected to rise across the U.S. due to the success of the practice mainly in improving soil health and other aspects of crop production.
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.
Planting green is a practice where cover crop termination is delayed until cash crop planting in order to extend soil health benefits longer into the season.