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...

Our commitment is to provide relevant and timely  information to commercial apple  fruit growers in Vermont and beyond. If you have any questions or comments, please contact us.

UVM Apple Team Members

Dr. Lorraine Berkett,  Faculty

Terence Bradshaw,  Research Technician

Sarah Kingsley-Richards, Research Technician

Morgan Cromwell, Technician

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UVM Apple Orchard Blocks

Horticulture   IPM   Newsletters 

    Food Safety      Apple Industry Links

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Check out this website on Organic Apple Production....

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2009 New England Tree Fruit Pest Management Guide -- Now Available. To order click link

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[Note: To read some of the information  you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader which can be downloaded free from the Adobe website.]

Weekly Growing Season Apple Bud Stages Around Vermont

Weekly Growing Season DD Accumulation for Arthropod Pests

Weekly Growing Season DD Accumulation for Ascospore Maturity

Weekly Growing Season DD Accumulation for Plum Curculio

Observations from Orchards being managed with Organic Methods at the UVM Hort. Res. Center

IPM Alerts

  Vermont Apple IPM Alert,  November 5, 2009

  Vermont Apple IPM Alert,  August 17, 2009

  Vermont Apple IPM Alert,  July 28, 2009

  Vermont Apple IPM Alert,  June 30, 2009

  Vermont Apple IPM Alert,  June 17, 2009

  Vermont Apple IPM Alert,  June 12, 2009

  Vermont Apple IPM Alert,  June 3, 2009

  Vermont Apple IPM Alert,  May 26, 2009

  Vermont Apple IPM Alert,  May 19, 2009

  Vermont Apple IPM Alert,  May 12, 2009

  Vermont Apple IPM Alert,  April 29, 2009

  Vermont Apple IPM Alert,  April 24, 2009

  Vermont Apple IPM Alert,  April 15, 2009

  Vermont Apple IPM Alert,  April 7, 2009

Announcement -- NH-VT Twilight Grower Meeting, April 22, 2009, 5:30-8:00 pm, Riverview Farm, 141 River Road, Plainfield, NH

 

[Note:  The Vermont Apple IPM Program is being supported  by  a USDA Extension IPM grant,  a Specialty Crop Block grant from the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, a grant from the USDA Risk Management Agency to reduce orchard risks,  and a grant from the Vermont Tree Fruit Growers' Association.   Thanks go out to all of these organizations !]

Recent Articles of Interest ...... 

"OP Alternatives in Apple Arthropod Management"  by Dr. Art Agnello, Cornell University,  VTFGA/UVM AppleWorkshop Presentation, Feb. 26, 2008

Human Resource Considerations In Hiring by Jericho Bicknell,  UVM Extension Risk Management Coordinator

Apple Orchard Information for Beginners

IPM 'Quick' Summary for Monitoring Apple Arthropod Pests

IPM Checklist

A Synopsis of Key Arthropods and Diseases Affecting Apples

Economic Significance of Organic Fruit Production in New England, the US, and the World 

A Quicker Way to Determine Scab Risk in Your Orchard 

Does Surround Have Non-target Impacts on New England Orchards? 

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  Archived "What's New in 2008"

  Archived "What's New in 2007"

  Archived "What's New in 2006"

  Archived "What's New in 2005"

  Archived "What's New in 2004"


  Archived "What's New in 2003"

  Archived "What's New in 2002"

  Archived "What's New in 2002"

  Archived "What's New in 2001"

  Archived "What's New in 2000"

  Archived "What's New in 1999


Webpage: LPBerkett