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Some Web Sites of Interest to Apple Growers

Agricultural Equipment

Case Corporation Information about Case equipment, and dealer locations
DEERE & COMPANY Information about John Deere equipment and dealer locations
BEI-INC Agricultural Equipment Manufacturer: Fruit harvesting equipment, and the Curtec Sprayer
Ag-Chem Equipment Co., Inc. Field Application Equipment for fertilizer and other materials


Agricultural Marketing Organizations

Michigan Apple CommitteePear Pages - Oregon Washington California Pear Bureau


Agricultural Organizations

American Farm Bureau - Voice of Agriculture


Agricultural Publications

Farm Journal Today
Good Fruit Grower



College and University Sites

Clemson University College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences
New York State Agricultural Experiment Station-GenevaVirtual Orchard at University of Vermont
University of Maine - Cooperative Extension

University of Maine Cooperative Extension - Pest Management

Washington State University-Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center


Entomology Sites

Entomology Index of Internet Resources: completeEntomology at Clemson
Entomology Department at NYS Ag. Exp. Sta.,Cornell Univ., Geneva, N.Y.
Entomology at Colorado State University
University of Florida - Department of Entomology and Nematology


Horticultural Sites

American Society for Horticultural ScienceWashington State Tree Fruit DirectoryGardening, Landscaping and Horticulture-Spokane,WashThe World Wide Web Virtual Library: Agriculture~AgraQuest A natural product pesticide company in Davis, CA (many good IPM links)
The Horticulture and Food Research Institute of New Zealand Limited - (HortResearch) Home Page
Tree Fruit Related Sites listed by WSU Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center
WebGarden Horticulture in virtual perspective, Ohio State University - has a good factsheet database and search engine


Information About Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
Can Be Found Here

Univ. of Maine Cooperative Extension Apple IPM Program
NYS IPM Fruit Home Page
Scaffolds Fruit Journal from NYSAES, Cornell
Cyber's Edge Center for IPM Test Site-miscellaneous stuff
Integrated Pest Management in the Northeast
Northeast Region-National IPM Network
IPM Web Sites
National Integrated Pest Management Network (NIPMN)
new index page(in progress)
National Integrated Pest Management Network (NIPMN)
national server(use this site for now)
National Integrated Pest Management Network - Home Page North Carolina Component
Current IPM News for North Carolina
National IPM Network Information about the National IPM Network
IPMnet News News about the Consortium for International Crop Protection
The World Wide Web Virtual Library: Agriculture maintained by the Center for Integrated Pest Management at North Carolina state University
U of Cal. at Davis IPM Home Page check out the interactive resources pages!


Nurseries Where Apple and Pear Trees Can be Purchased

Adams County Nursery, Inc., 26 Nursery Road, P. O. Box 108, Aspers, PA, email at
phone: 717-677-8105, fax: 717-677-4124
Brandt's Fruit trees Nursery, Parker, Wash
C&O Nursery Co.
Cummins Nursery, Geneva, NY. Many varieties of apples, including both the more common ones, as well as disease resistant, cold hardy, and gourmet, exotic, and antique varieties.
Dave Wilson Nursery has two links. One link is by
Dave Wilson Nursery, and the other is a link generously provided by Brandts Nursery to ~Dave Wilson Nursery
HILLTOP NURSERIES,LLC, PO Box 578, 60395 C.R. 681, Hartford, Michigan 49057
phone: 1-800-253-2911, 1-800-632-2951, fax: 616-621-2062
ProTree Nurseries, 741 Sunset Road, Brentwood, CA 94513, phone: 1-800-634-1671
Roaring Brook Nurseries, Wales, ME, phone: 207-375-4884
TRECO - Oregon Rootstock and Tree Co. Inc.
Van Well Nursery, PO Box 1339, Wenatchee, WA 98807, email at
phone: 509-886-8189, 800-572-1553, fax: 509-886-0294


Pesticide, Label, and Material Safety Data Sheet Information

EXTOXNET - The EXtension TOXicology NETwork information about pesticides
ISA - Label Management System Pesticide label and Material Safety Data Sheet Management system
ISA Home Page Information Services for Agriculture based on computer technology


Plant Pathology

Department of Plant Pathology - Cornell University, Ithaca, N. Y. plant disease profiles for apple scab and fire blight
Other University Plant Pathology Departments on the WWW
United States


State Cooperative Extension Offices

Ohio State University ExtensionHome PageExtension, Research and Teaching in Fruit Crops The Mid-Atlantic Regional Fruit Loop This site covers horticultural practices, fruit IPM, info on honey bees and pollination, weather info, and much other diverse info pertinent to the Mid-Atlantic region and to growers in general, regardless of location.
Michigan University Extension
MSU Clarksville Horticulture Experiment Station
New York State Ag. Experiment Station Geneva,New York
State Partners of the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service
links to all state offices
Browse Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service Programs by Program Title
Oklahoma Coop Extension Service's Guide to Agricultural Web Sites


State Departments of Agriculture

Maine State Dept. of Agriculture - Home Page
Michigan Department of Agriculture


U. S. Dept. of Agriculture

Cooperative State Research Education & Extension Service Home PageAbout the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension ServiceUSDA's Home Page


U. S. Dept. of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Stations

Water Management Resource Laboratory-Trickle Irrigation Fresno, California
Tree Fruit Research Laboratory Wenatchee, WashingtonNational Clonal Germplasm Repository (Temperate Fruit Genebank) Corvalis, Oregon




Connecticut: list of newsletters on UVM site Maine: Latest Pest Report Massachusetts: Healthy Fruit Newsletter New Hampshire: list of newsletters on UVM site New York State: Scaffolds Fruit JournalRhode Island: Rhode Island Newsletters Vermont: list of newsletters on UVM site


AIM Site Rhode Island: Rhode Island Apple IPM-Current Pest Reports Maine: U. Maine Coop. Ext. Apple IPM Program Massachusetts: Tree Fruit IPM Site and Agroecology Access Document


Sky-Bit data for Manchester, Maine-48 hour detail and 7 day forecast Manchester hourly values yesterday and today INTELLiCast: Portland Weather Archived SkyBit reports


IPMnet NSF Center for IPM West Virginia University Experiment Farm Virginia Fruit Page MSU Clarksville Horticulture Experiment Station OMAFRA Horticultural Crops(Ontario) Mid-Atlantic Regional Fruit Loop U. of Cal. at Davis IPM Home Page ~Ohio fruit fact sheets WSU-TFREC Home PageTFREC fruit Pathology site


MAINE Glen Koehler, Associate Scientist IPM/NAPIAP Jim Schupp, Extension Tree Fruit Specialist
Wesley Autio (horticluture, training, rootstocks, integrated pest management) William Bramlage (apple handling, storage) William Coli (integrated pest management, mites) Daniel Cooley (integrated pest management, diseases) Duane Greene (horticulture, thinning,stop drops,cultuivars) Ron Prokopy (integrated pest management, insects) Karen Hauschild


Spray Application Database Sprayer Calibration Worksheet



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