Fruit and Nut Web Sites

Joe Masabni, John Strang, Chris Smigell

Department of Horticulture, University of Kentucky

 

KENTUCKY

UK Department of Horticulture

http://www.uky.edu/Ag/Horticulture/

Site contains publications on fruit, vegetable, and ornamental crops, IPM manuals, Fruit Facts newsletters, research reports, and departmental information.

 

Kentucky State University Pawpaw Research Project

http://www.pawpaw.kysu.edu/

Site contains information on the pawpaw germplasm repository, publications, recipes, and various pawpaw web sites.

 

OTHER STATES

Michigan State University Agriculture Network Information Center

http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/iac/agnic/blueberry.html

Site specializes in blueberry information.

 

Mid-Atlantic Regional Fruit Loop

http://www.caf.wvu.edu/kearneysville/wvufarm7.html

This site links cooperating web sites in the mid-Atlantic region and lists good fruit web sites in other states.

 

New Jersey Virtual Orchard

http://www.VIRTUALORCHARD.net/

This site contains sustainable apple production information.

 

Northwest Berry and Grape Net

http://berrygrape.oregonstate.edu/

Covers all aspects of small fruit culture.

 

NC State University Dept. of Horticultural Science

http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/hort/hil/trfruit-index.html

Excellent fruit publications

 

Ohio State University Horticulture & Crop Science

http://extension.osu.edu/crops_and_livestock/fruit_crops.php

Excellent web site on fruit production

 

Ohio State University Midwest Small Fruit & Grape Net

http://www.ag.ohio-state.edu/~sfgnet/

Contains information on management, commercial production, harvesting, and marketing of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, highbush blueberries, and grapes.

Pennsylvania Tree Fruit Production Guide

http://hortweb.cas.psu.edu/extension/treefruit/trfruit.html

Contains tree fruit cultural information.

 

Texas A&M Extension Program

http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/extension/homefruit/pecan/pecan.html

 

NEWSLETTERS

Cornell University - Scaffolds Fruit Journal

http://www.nysaes.cornell.edu/ent/scaffolds/

Update on Pest Management and Crop Development.

 

University of Illinois

http://www.ipm.uiuc.edu/ifvn/index.html

Fruit & Vegetable News

 

University of Kentucky

http://www.ca.uky.edu/fruitfacts/

Fruit Facts newsletter

 

North Carolina State University

http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/copubs/news/apple_henderson/

Henderson County Apple Production Newsletter

 

Pennsylvania State University

http://fruittimes.cas.psu.edu/

Fruit Times newsletter

 

Purdue University

http://www.hort.purdue.edu/fff/fff.html

Facts for Fancy Fruit

 

Texas A&M University

http://www.tpga.org/

Subscription information to Pecan South, the monthly magazine of the Texas Pecan Growers Association.

 

University of Massachusetts

http://www.umass.edu/fruitadvisor/fruitnotes/FruitNotes.htm

Fruit Notes

 

West Virginia University

http://www.caf.wvu.edu/kearneysville/wvufarm4.html

Orchard Monitor newsletter

 

New Jersey Plant & Pest Advisory Newsletters - Fruit Edition

http://www.virtualorchard.net/rce/plantpest/default.html

 

ORGANIZATIONS

North American Fruit Explorers, Inc. (NAFEX)

http://www.nafex.org

This organization is devoted to the discovery, cultivation, and appreciation of superior varieties of fruits and nuts.

 

Northern Nut Growers Association, Inc. (NNGA)

http://www.icserv.com/nnga/

The NNGA brings together individuals interested in growing nut trees, including experts on nut tree cultivation, farmers, amateur and commercial nut growers, experiment station workers, horticulturists, nut tree breeders, nurserymen, and foresters.

 

The American Chestnut Foundation

http://www.acf.org/

The American Chestnut Foundation was founded to restore the American Chestnut through scientific breeding and cooperative research.

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Kearneysville Tree Fruit Research and Education Center

http://www.caf.wvu.edu/kearneysville/wvufarm1.html

This site is for the West Virginia Tree Fruit Research Center and contains a wealth of information on fruit.

 

USDA/ARS National Clonal Germplasm Repository

http://sun.ars-grin.gov/ars/PacWest/Corvallis/ncgr/

Site contains information on collections of hazelnuts, strawberries, hops, mint, pears, currants, gooseberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, and cranberries.

 

ARS-USDA Southern Plains Area, Southern Crops Research Lab, Crop Germplasm Research Unit

http://extension-horticulture.tamu.edu/carya/

Excellent site for information on pecans and hickories.

 

ATTRA - Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas

http://www.attra.org/

This is the national sustainable agriculture information service center operated by the private nonprofit National Center for Appropriate Technology.  Contains publications, resources and provides technical advice on organic topics.

 

Global Agribusiness Network - Market Prices

http://www.agribusinessonline.com/

Provides wholesale market reports for fresh fruits and vegetables in major world markets.

 

Good Fruit Grower Magazine Online

http://www.goodfruit.com/