Apple IPM for Beginners
A guide for new apple growers to protect apple orchards from pests, in fact sheet format.http://www.fruit.cornell.edu/orchard-ipm/
This series of fact sheets [.pdfs] will help you address the major apple pests, but does not guarantee perfect fruit. These fact sheets and scouting guides are a compromise between the most accurate, complex information researchers have to offer and the amount of information a beginner can take in.
Read the first four chapters carefully to start this new venture. Then follow the Scouting Calendar as apple stage of growth advances week-by-week. To order a full color printed copy, click here
New York Apples and Hard Cider Classifieds
A new on-line classifieds has been launched to help apple growers and hard cider producers "connect" and conduct business. This website allows users to post items for sale and items for purchase. The site is not exclusive to growers and hard cider producers selling and buying to each other. The site can also be used for grower to grower business and hard cider producer to hard cider producer business. Click the following link to start the website: www.nyahcclassifieds.com
. Click the following to download basic instructions on navigating the site: NYAHC Classifieds Notice
NYS Crop Survey Report
The results of the first state-wide electronic apple crop survey are now available. Click this link to download the report in PDF format. Click following link to view 2015 Crop Survey - Final Report
2015 Lake Ontario Winter Fruit School
Presentations from the 2015 Lake Ontario Fruit Program Winter Fruit School. Click here
for more details.