In Fruit Times Newsletter (April 2013)
Photos, fact sheets and a guide to help you ID and manage your insect pests.
For more information on these insect pests, please refer to the PA Tree Fruit Production guide (see below for link).
Provides information on all aspects of growing fruit trees.
Description, line-drawings, life cycle, monitoring and management information on common fruit pests.
Self Help Information
New Training DVDs for Beginning Horticulturists.
Find out how to sign up to have your air blast sprayer or boom sprayer calibrated.
This program is designed to estimate the amount of fuel used in a single orchard block for the duration of one growing season. Enter parameters for an existing block and calculate values. By changing parameters, you may compare the fuel consumption of different configurations within the same size block.
Transitions in PA Tree Fruit Production - Comparisons of 2002 and 2008 PA Orchard Statistics in the 2010 USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) report
Specialty Crop Research Initiative