University of Maryland Extension

Grapes and Fruit

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Soil

Pre-Plant Renovation and Soil Conditioning for New Vineyard and Small Fruit Plantings (Information Sheet - PDF) Joseph A. Fiola, Ph.D., University of Maryland Extension Specialist, Viticulture and Small Fruit. Soil Testing (Web) Information on soil, plant tissue, nematology & grapevine assay...

Site Selection

Site Suitability Evaluation for Starting Vineyards in Maryland The following files (see below) are designed to be a tool to assist individuals to evaluate site suitability for starting vineyards anywhere in Maryland. The files contain general and specific as well as maps for climate, geology, slope...

Tree Fruit Pest Management

2020 Spray Bulletin for Commercial Tree Fruit Growers (456-419) (pdf) This publication is available in two formats. A hard copy can be purchased at https://apps.cals.vt.edu/flex/SprayBulletinVegGuideOrdering/SprayBulleti... (shipping charges will be applied to your order). or PDF files which are...

Tree Fruit Production Guides

Penn State Tree Fruit Production Guide - 2020-2021 The Pennsylvania Tree Fruit Production Guide collates information on the full range of commercial tree fruit production issues. The guide is revised every two years with input by a score of Penn State faculty members and other consultants...

Plum

Alternative Fruit Crops (Presentation) Presentation topics: Beach Plums, Blueberries: Southern High Bush, Figs, Muscadine Grapes: Fresh Market, Wine Grapes: Heat Tolerant, Autumn Olive: High Carotenoid Content, Brambles: MD Breeding Lines and Season Extension. Joseph A. Fiola, Ph.D., Extension...

Pear

Fruit (Website) Web pages on Production & Harvesting, Cultivars & Rootstocks, Soil Fertility & Management, Pest & Diseases, Weed Management, Organic Production, Sustainable Agriculture, Personal Safety, and Business Management. Penn State Extension Growing Pears in Virginia 422-017...

Peach

Fruit (Website) Web pages on Production & Harvesting, Cultivars & Rootstocks, Soil Fertility & Management, Pest & Diseases, Weed Management, Organic Production, Sustainable Agriculture, Personal Safety, and Business Management. Penn State Extension . Growing Peaches Nectarines in...

Cherry

Cherry Training Systems This publication describes the seven major pruning systems used in commercial cherry tree orchards in Oregon, Idaho, Washington and Michigan. Cherry growers around the world use many training systems, both supported and freestanding. This publication describes the...

Apple

2020 Apple Maturity Assessments Routine measurements of fruit starch levels, ground color and other maturity indices allow growers to make improved decisions about optimum harvest dates for long-term storage. A Organic Apple Production - A Beginner's Guide (Webinar) Informational webinar will help...

Grants, Loans, and Incentives

Grants & Incentive Programs Growing Grapes for Wine Program Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission (SMADC) The Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission (SMADC) is offering grants to farms in Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, Prince George's, and St. Mary's counties to...

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