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Volume 16 : 2017
new Number 1 – Winter

  • Strawberry Soil Health
  • Using Exclusion Netting to Combat SWD
  • Upcoming events and more

Volume 15 : 2016

Number 3 – Fall

  • Berry Budgets
  • Spotted Wing Drosophila (Drosophila suzukii): Updates From Global Research
  • Upcoming events and more

Number 2 – Spring

  • Frost Protection: Tips and Techniques
  • Post-harvest Care to Enhance Blueberry Crop Value
  • Spotted Winged Drosophila: Winter Biology
  • Limiting Bird Damage in Fruit Crops
  • Manage blueberry fertility through your trickle system
  • Upcoming events and more

Number 1 – Winter

  • Understanding Cold Injury in Blueberries
  • Wildlife Damage Control for Organic Farmers
  • Living with Black Root Rot
  • Juneberries
  • Trellising Options for Raspberries and Blackberries in Cold Climates
  • Extending local strawberry production using day neutral cultivars and low tunnel technology
  • Upcoming events and more

Volume 14 : 2015

Number 3 – Summer

  • Phyllody on Strawberry
  • Sprayers 101
  • Lygus in Berry Plants
  • Upcoming events and more

Number 2 – Spring

  • What is the Difference Between a Frost and a Freeze?
  • Blueberry pollination season: Top 10 things to do now for optimal pollination
  • Upcoming events and more

Number 1 – Winter

  • Berry Soil and Nutrient Management – A Guide for Educators and Growers
  • Blueberry Pruning—Commonly Asked Questions
  • Diagnosing Dry Calyx Problems on Strawberry Fruit
  • Upcoming events and more

Volume 13 : 2014

Number 9 – October 30th

  • Vole Management in Berry Plantings – Cathy Heidenreich
  • Limiting Bird Damage in Fruit Crops – Heidi Henrichs and Paul Curtis
  • Upcoming events and more

Number 8 – September 23rd

  • A Comment on Strawberry Varieties – Mark Bolda
  • Humid Weather Increases Botrytis Gray Mold Pressure in Fall Raspberries- Annemiek Schilder
  • Whacking Weeds Organically – Jan Suszkiw
  • Protecting Irrigation Equipment from Winter Damage – Lyndon Kelley
  • Upcoming events and more

Number 7 – August 21st

  • What Your Foliar Analysis is Telling You… – Laura McDermott
  • Focus on Food Safety Series: Part 4: Selected Case Studies of Foodborne Illness Outbreaks in the US & Europe – Craig Kahlke & Betsy Bihn
  • Upcoming events and more

Number 6 – July 22nd

  • Strawberry Renovation – A Reprise – Marvin Pritts and Cathy Heidenreich
  • Blueberry Collapse May be Due to Winter Injury – Laura McDermott
  • Focus on Food Safety Series: Part 3 – Craig Kahlke & Betsy Bihn
  • Spotted Wing Drosophila Update – Juliet Carroll
  • Know the Imposters in Spotted Wing Drosophila Monitoring Traps – Faruque Zaman
  • Controlling Raspberry Cane Borers – Mark Longstroth
  • Upcoming events and more

Number 5 – June 25th SWD Special Edition!

  • Strategies for Late Season SWD Management – Peter Jentsch
  • Enhancing Insecticide Efficacy with Phagostimulants – Greg Loeb, Johanna Elsensohn, Stephen Hesler, and Richard Cowles
  • Evaluation of Exclusion and Mass Trapping as Cultural Controls of SWD in Organic Blueberry Production – Laura McDermott and Lawrie Nickerson
  • A Fixed-Spray System for SWD Management In HT Raspberries – Arthur Agnello, Andrew Landers, and Greg Loeb
  • Season Long Evaluation of Wild Hosts for SWD – Johanna Elsensohn and Greg Loeb
  • And more

Number 4 – May 30th

  • Focus on Food Safety Series – Introduction, Part 1 – Craig Kahlke & Betsy Bihn
  • Focus on Food Safety Series – Introduction, Part 2 – Craig Kahlke & Betsy Bihn
  • WPBR Biology, Ecology, and Management Brief – Steven McKay
  • Pollinators and Pesticide Sprays during Bloom in Fruit Plantings – Dave Biddinger, Ed Rajotte, Neelendra Joshi, Kathy Demchak, and Tara Baugher
  • Upcoming events and more

Number 3 – March 17th

  • Is It Time To Finally Take The Plunge Into Drip Irrigation? – Ron Goldy
  • General Principles of Day-Neutral Production – Kathy Demchak
  • Day-Neutral Strawberry Variety Performance and Planting Date Affects in Plasticulture – Courtney Weber
  • Day-Neutrals: Strawberry Weed Management – Kathy Demchak
  • Upcoming events and more

Number 2 – February 19th

  • Strawberry Powdery Mildew: An Update – David Gadoury
  • Currant Production in The Northeastern US: Is this the Beginning of the End? – Kerik Cox
  • Anions and Cations in Plants, Oh My! But Why Do We Care? – Ron Goldy
  • Determining Soil Type Important for Successful Preemergent Weed Control – Ron Goldy
  • Upcoming events and more

Number 1 – January 16th

  • Reducing Bird Damage to Fruit Crops in New York State – Heidi Henreich
  • Disease Snapshot: Strawberry Leaf Scorch – Kerik Cox, Cornell University
  • Upcoming events and more

Volume 12 : 2013

Number 12 – December 20th

  • Winter Injury in Strawberry – Rich Marini
  • Upcoming events and more

Number 11 – November 14th

  • J-Rooting of Strawberry Plants – Mark Bolda
  • Upcoming events and more

Number 10 – October 14th

  • Horticultural Strategies for Living with SWD – Marvin Pritts
  • Upcoming events and more

Number 9 – September 13th

  • Crumbly Raspberry Disorder Being Seen Across Michigan- Bob Tritten, Annemiek Schilder, and Eric Hanson
  • An Introduction to Sea Buckthorn – Jim Todd
  • Upcoming events and more

Number 8 – August 19th

  • Managing Mites in Raspberries and Blackberries – Rufus Isaacs
  • Blackberry Fruit Quality Issues – Kathy Demchak
  • Bees Exposed to Fungicide More Vulnerable to Nosema Parasite – Kim Kaplan
  • A Tale of Three Strawberry Diseases
  • Upcoming events and more

Number 7a – July 29th SWD Special Edition !

Number 7 – July 18

  • Concerned About Soil Compaction? Stick a Shovel in It! – Marilyn Thelen
  • Rolling Out Cover Crops for Higher Yields and Improved Soil Quality – Dennis O’Brien
  • Upcoming events and more

Number 6 – June 19

  • Preparation and Oversight are Vital When Storing a Pesticide – WSSA Pesticide Stewardship Series #9
  • The Applicator Must Ensure that Pesticide Spray Drift Does No Harm – WSSA Pesticide Stewardship Series #10
  • Upcoming events and more

Number 5 – May 31

  • A Crash Course On Virus Disease Control – Ioannis Tzanetakis and Robert R. Martin
  • New Blueberry Gall Midge Fact Sheet Helps Identify Damage That Is Easily Confused With Frost Damage – Craig Roubos and Rufus Isaacs
  • Strawberry Harvest & Storage/Shipping Considerations Craig Kahlke

Number 5b – May 13th Freeze Warning Special Edition !

  • *Freeze Warning*
  • Frost Protection in Strawberries – Laura McDermott

Number 5a – May 10 Special Fruit Rot Management Edition !

  • Editor’s Note
  • Fruit Rots of Berries: A No Frills Approach to Management – Kerik Cox, Cornell University
  • Failing Fungicides for Gray Mold Control and What to Do About It – Guido Schnabel, Clemson University and Frank Louws, North Carolina State University
  • Mummy Berry for 2013 – Kerik Cox, Cornell University University
  • Preparing and Using Mummy Berry Observation Stations in Blueberries – Annemiek Schilder, Michigan State University
  • Strawberry Fruit Rots- Organic Management – Mike Ellis and Mizuho Nita, Ohio State University
  • Cultural Practices for Fruit Rot Management in Strawberries – Mike Ellis and Mizuho Nita, Ohio State University
  • Cultural Practices for Gray Mold Control in Brambles – Mike Ellis and Mizuho Nita, Ohio State University
  • Blueberry Fruit Rots – Organic Management – Mike Ellis and Mizuho Nita, Ohio State University
  • Cultural Practices for Fruit Rot Control in Blueberry – Mike Ellis and Mizuho Nita, Ohio State University
  • Products Labeled for Use in Organic Strawberry Fruit Rot Management in NY – Cathy Heidenreich, Cornell University
  • Products Labeled for Use in Organic Blueberry Fruit Rot Management in NY – Cathy Heidenreich, Cornell University

Number 4 – April 26

  • Spray Adjuvants: What’s in a Name? – Franz Niederholzer
  • Fertilizing Berry Crops – Laura McDermott
  • Hardy Kiwifruit: Invasive Plant? Or Throwback to the Gilded Age? – Kathy Demchak, Bob Guthrie, and Iago Hale

Number 3 – March 28

  • Strawberry Leaf Diseases– Identification and Management – Cathy Heidenreich
  • Upcoming events and more

Number 2 – February 18

  • Disease Snapshot: Blueberry Anthracnose (Ripe Rot) – Zachary Frederick and Kerik Cox
  • Why Virus-tested Plants? Because It Makes Sense… – Ioannis Tzanetakis
  • Elderberry Production in Missouri – Patrick Byers
  • Upcoming events and more

Number 1 – January 25

  • Crown Gall on Blueberry – Zachary Frederick and Kerik Cox
  • Winter Cold Hardiness in Michigan Fruit Crops – Mark Longstroth
  • Winter Dormancy and Chilling in Woody Plants – Mark Longstroth
  • Forcing Cuttings to Determine the End of Dormancy in Fruits and Other Plants – Mark Longstroth
  • Results from the 2012 Berry Pricing Survey – Marvin Pritts and Cathy Heidenreich
  • Upcoming events and more

Volume 11 : 2012

Number 11 – December 13

  • Spur Blight of Raspberries and Blackberries – Zachary Frederick and Kerik Cox
  • A Treatise on Botrytis Diseases of Strawberry and Caneberry – Mark Bolda and Steven Koike
  • Upcoming events and more

Number 10 – November 19

  • Disease Snapshot: Angular Leaf Spot of Strawberry – Zachary Frederick and Kerik Cox
  • How to Avoid a Common Blueberry Planting Error – Mark Longstroth
  • Upcoming events and more

Number 9 – September/October

  • Disease Snapshot: Strawberry Red Stele Root Rot – Zachary Frederick and Kerik Cox
  • Upcoming events and more

Number 8d – August 25th

Number 8c – August 24th Special Drought Edition #2 !

  • What is Evapotranspiration and Why It Matters- Jeff Andresen, and Aaron Pollyea
  • Trickle Systems: Basic Components, Design and Installation Considerations – Larry D. Geohring
  • The Heat Equation – Arleen Clark
  • Irrigating Small Fruits and Vegetables – Understanding When and How Long to Water Your Crops – Steve Reiners, Cathy Heidenreich, and Marvin Pritts

Number 8b – August 15th Leaf and Soil Analysis Special Edition !

  • Late Summer is the Time for Leaf Analysis – Marvin Pritts and Cathy Heidenreich
  • Instructions for Leaf Sample Collection from Small Fruit – Agro-One
  • Plant Tissue Analysis Form P – Agro-One
  • Standard Foliar Nutrient Ranges
  • How to Take a Soil Sample – Agro-One
  • Soil Analysis Form F for Commercial Fruit Crops – Agro-One
  • Understand Your Agro-One Soil Test Results – Molly Shaw and Janet Fallon
  • Leaf and Soil Tests on Local Berry Farms: Lessons from Summer 2010 – Molly Shaw

Number 8a – August 8th Special Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) Edition !

Number 7a – July 18th Special Drought Edition !

  • Water Requirements and Water Stress in Strawberry – A.H. El-Farhan and Marvin Pritts
  • Heat and Drought Stress in Blueberries and Raspberries – Laura McDermott
  • Soil Type Influences Irrigation Strategy – Ron Goldy
  • Maintaining Drip Irrigation Systems – Bill Lamont
  • Using Cover Crops to Decrease Irrigation Costs – Christina Curell
  • Upcoming events and more

Number 6 – June 21, 2012

  • Disease Snapshot: Mummy berry – Zachary Frederick and Kerik Cox
  • Long-necked Seed Bug – An Occasional Pest in Strawberries – Cathy Heidenreich and Laura McDermott
  • Causes of Misshapen Strawberries – Kathy Demchak
  • Rainfast Characteristics of Insecticides on Fruit Crops – John Wise
  • Blueberry Harvest & Postharvest Handling – Craig Kahlke
  • Strawberry Renovation Revisited – Cathy Heidenreich and Marvin Pritts
  • Raspberry & Blackberry Harvest & Postharvest Handling – Craig Kahlke
  • Upcoming events and more

Number 5 – May 25th

  • Root Problems in Strawberries – Laura McDermott
  • Disease Snapshot: Fire Blight of Raspberry – Zachary Frederick and Kerik Cox
  • Strawberry Harvest & Storage/Shipping Considerations – Craig Kahlke
  • Upcoming events and more

Number 4 – April 17th

  • Blueberry Scale – Laura McDermott
  • Optimizing Strawberry Production with a Reduced Tillage System – Laura McDermott
  • Currant and Gooseberry Production – Steven McKay
  • Upcoming events and more

Number 3b – March 26th Special Frost Edition !

  • *Frost Warning*
  • Monitoring Local Weather Conditions – Cathy Heidenreich
  • Weather 101: Understanding Frost – Art DeGaetano
  • Berry Crop Developmental Stages
  • Critical Spring Temperatures – Mark Longstroth
  • Protecting Berry Plantings from Frost Damage

Number 3a – March 23rd Special Warm Weather Edition !

  • *Frost Warning*
  • Using Sprinklers to Protect Plants from Spring Freezes – Mark Longstroth
  • And more

Number 3 – March 16th

  • Disease Snapshot: Currant Cane Blight – Zachary Frederick and Kerik Cox
  • Upcoming events and more

Number 2 – February 13th

  • Root Diseases in Strawberries and Raspberries – Molly Shaw
  • Disease Snapshot: White Pine Blister Rust – Zachary Frederick and Kerik Cox
  • Pruning Tips – James Carrabba
  • Innovative Strawberry Growing Ideas – Cathy Heidenreich
  • Upcoming events and more

Number 1 – January 23rd

  • Cultural Practices for Disease Control in Brambles – Mike Ellis and Mizuho Nita
  • Raspberry Root Diseases – Kerik Cox
  • Managing Fertility in Bramble Crops – Laura McDermott
  • Highbush Blueberries – Planting, Early Care, and Nutrition – Cathy Heidenreich

 

 

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