Fruit Crops

2014 Farm Bill updates

The USDA Farm Service Agency has released updates for the 2014 Farm Bill and the Program Signups for Fruit, Vegetable, and Livestock Farmers begin on April 15, 2014. Please note the TAP (Tree Assistance Program) 2014 sheet is not available yet so below is the 2013 version.
2014 Farm Bill Fact Sheet
Farm Storage Facility Loan Program
Livestock Forage Disaster Program
Livestock Indemnity Payments (LIP)
Tree Assistance Program for Orchardists and Nursery Tree Growers (TAP)

Cornell Guidelines for Pest Management (Cornell "Recommends") -- now online and searchable!

Hudson Valley Regional Fruit Program Apples continue to dominate the fruit industry with over 1,200 acres planted. Other significant tree fruits include nearly 100 acres of peaches and approximately 40 acres of pears. Small fruits is an integral part of the industry.

Commercial Soil Analysis Service- link will take you to AgroOne Soil Services where you can select from a number of testing services.

Contact

Dan Donahue
Tree Fruit
DJD13@cornell.edu

Last updated November 16, 2016