Chestnuts News Archive
August 6, 2014 | Erin Lizotte | Chestnut growers are encouraged to attend two upcoming meetings on insect and disease scouting on Aug. 27, and cultivar evaluations and chestnut blight research on Sept. 7. Both meetings are free, but require registration.
August 1, 2014 | Curtis Talley Jr. | The 2014 Farm Bill provides retroactive buy-up coverage to Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program producers of eligible non-insurable fruit crops that qualify due to a natural disaster, such as the 2012 freeze.
August 1, 2014 | Erin Lizotte | European red mite populations are building in area orchards and potato leafhopper damage is becoming more apparent. Growers should be scouting for these pests regularly and monitoring pressure.
August 1, 2014 | Dennis Fulbright | ‘Colossal,’ ‘Nevada,’ ‘Precoce Migoule’ and other cultivars are susceptible and should be checked for chestnut blight cankers in July.