New England Apple Growers Battle Pests with IPM (part 3 of 3)

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OUR THREE-PART video series on integrated pest management (IPM) concludes with a look at one of its five basic principles: how apple growers use a diverse …

New England Apple Growers Battle Pest with IPM (part 2 of 3)

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PLUM CURCULIO, Oblique Banded Leaf Roller, and apple aphids are the featured pests as New England apple growers describe how they monitor populations in their …

New England Apple Growers Battle Pests with IPM (part 1 of 3)

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FOR AS LONG as humans have cultivated the soil to grow the food that sustains them, a whole horde of beasts, bugs, and bacteria have …

The Apple Party Known As CiderDays

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CROWDS AS DIVERSE and far-flung as the apples they came to admire swarmed on Franklin County in western Massachusetts last weekend like honeybees to nectar. …

It’s New England Apple Day!

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A beautiful hillside at Sunnycrest Farm in Londonderry, New Hampshire TODAY MARKS the official celebration of the fresh apple harvest around New England. Commissioners of …

A Healthy Outlook For New England Apples; Introducing Akane and Sansa

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NEW ENGLAND’S APPLE ORCHARDS expect a good crop this fall with an estimated 3.5 million 42-pound boxes, just under the region’s five-year, 3.6 million-box average. …

Green New England Apple Orchards

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NEW ENGLAND’S APPLE ORCHARDS are the site of more and more solar and wind installations and other renewable energy systems. It is a huge investment, but …

‘Tis The Season For Apple Gifts

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APPLES OF NEW ENGLAND (Countryman Press, 2014), a history of apple growing in New England, includes photographs and descriptions of more than 200 apple varieties …