Save the Date - LOF Summer Tour is July 12
Time All Day
Location TBA, 4-5 farms west of Rochester
Contact for Info/Registration: Stay Tuned to Website for Updates
Annual Summer Tour Visiting Cutting Edge Farms
"Visual Guide" for March PruningA Practical "Visual Guide" for March Pruning of Young and Semi-Young High Density Apple Plantings
Mario Miranda Sazo
The document is a practical and colorful visual guide that shows some important pruning cuts to better grow and train the "money makers" Gala, Honeycrisp, and Fuji trees. The pruning cut decisions are easy to follow and their objectives are simple. More information and the guide can be found here: https://lof.cce.cornell.edu/submission.php?id=440&crumb=crops|crops|apples|crop*38
2017 LOF Winter Fruit School Presentations
2017 Winter Fruit School presentations that have been approved by the presenters are now available here https://lof.cce.cornell.edu/submission.php?id=425&crumb=crops|crops|apples|crop*38
; past LOF Winter Fruit School presentations approved for public distribution can be found under the Apples at the bottom in a list.
Working with a Spanish Speaking Workforce
Please use the link below to watch a YouTube video in which Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy Specialist of the Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team and Mario Sazo, Extension Associate of the Lake Ontario Fruit Program discuss Building Campus County Connections: Working with a Spanish Speaking Workforce.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YkXmboxStE&feature=youtu.be
2017 Cornell Guidelines Available!
2017 Cornell Pest Management Guidelines for Commercial Tree Fruit Production
2017 Cornell Pest Management Guidelines for Berry Crops
These updated guidelines provide current tree fruit or berry crop production information for New York State. They provide valuable timings and recommendations for producers or consultants or anyone involved in the commercial production of tree fruit or berry crops.
Pricing: Online Print Both online version & print
Tree Fruit $41 $41 + shipping $57.50 + shipping
Berry $31 $31 + shipping $43.50 + shipping
Cornell Guidelines can be purchased through your local Cornell Cooperative Extension office or from the Cornell Store at Cornell University. To order from the Cornell Store, call (844) 688-7620 or order online.
2016 Apple Crop Survey Results
The 2016 Apple Crop Survey Results are now available. Click here
Apple System Payback Calculator Now Available!Apple System Payback Calculator
You can down load this spreadsheet to help you calculate the return on investment for an orchard system you are considering to plant or invest in.
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