Welcome to Scaffolds Fruit Journal, the weekly update on pest management and crop development.
Scaffolds is published from March to September by Cornell University—NYS Agricultural Experiment Station (Geneva) and Ithaca—with the assistance of Cornell Cooperative Extension.
For subscriptions, contact Art Agnello at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Other sites of interest:
Fire Blight Sample Form
Cornell Fruit Program homepage
Cornell Tree Fruit Pest Management Guidelines
Tree Fruit and Berry Pathology Page - information on fruit diseases and much more, including Pesticide Status Updates
IPM Tree Fruit Insect Fact Sheets
The Virtual Orchard - a site for the dissemination of information on all aspects of sustainable apple production
The Good Fruit Grower - an industry magazine that covers aspects of fruit growing and marketing
Great Lakes Fruit Growers News - timely news briefs
WSU Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center - Washington State University, Wenatchee, Washington
USDA/ARS, Corvallis, Oregon - contains all of the color plates from The Pears of New York and the Small Fruits of New York
email@example.com - send a message with the word "subscribe" in the subject heading to join a bulletin board for multidisciplinary discussions of current research/extension questions that arise in tree fruit production and research
West Virginia University Experiment Farm WWW Site - Emphasis on Plant Pathology, with a key to fruit diseases and color "fact sheets"; also has a link to the VA Tech Entomology site, with info from the Mid-Atlantic Orchard Monitoring Guide
Northwest Michigan Horticultural Research Station Homepage, with links to research, bulletins, county programs, and IPM
Illinois Fruit and Vegetable Newsletter, which covers fruit and vegetable production and pest management topics, primarily for Illinois / Midwest growers
The Mid-Atlantic Regional Fruit Loop - a cooperative World Wide Web site combining information on all aspects of deciduous tree fruit production in the mid-Atlantic region. Cooperating state universities include Virginia Tech, West Virginia University, the University of Maryland, Rutgers, and the University of Vermont
The Virginia Fruit page: focused on entomology, with an extensive collection of color photographs and fact sheets on fruit pests. Also has links to fruit professionals and the agricultural industry, as well as frequently updated weather information
UMass Fruit Advisor - A clearinghouse of information for Massachusetts fruit growers, including the Healthy Fruit and Berry Notes newsletters, meeting notices, and management guidelines.
Grow Organic Apples - Michael Phillips, the author of The Apple Grower: A Guide for the Organic Orchardist, maintains this useful website, which includes valuable insights into growing apples organically.
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