The University of Vermont Apple Team within the Plant & Soil Science Department welcomes you to the

       UVM Apple Orchard

The UVM Apple Program:

Extension and Research for the commercial tree apple grower in Vermont and beyond...


Getting Started in Apple Orchard Management

Terence Bradshaw, University of Vermont Apple Team Research Specialist


The following pages introduce topics of interest to beginning and veteran apple growers in Vermont:

An Introduction to Apple Orchard Horticulture for Vermont

Site Selection

Rootstock and Varieties

Planting Systems

Fruit Tree Nutrition

Cold Hardiness

Crop Load Management

Groundcover Management

Pest Management

Harvest and Postharvest

Food Safety




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