Fruit and Nut Web Sites

Joe Masabni, John Strang, Chris Smigell

Department of Horticulture, University of Kentucky



UK Department of 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

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



Michigan State University Agriculture Network Information Center

Site specializes in blueberry information.


Mid-Atlantic Regional Fruit Loop

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


New Jersey Virtual Orchard

This site contains sustainable apple production information.


Northwest Berry and Grape Net

Covers all aspects of small fruit culture.


NC State University Dept. of Horticultural Science

Excellent fruit publications


Ohio State University Horticulture & Crop Science

Excellent web site on fruit production


Ohio State University Midwest Small Fruit & Grape Net

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

Pennsylvania Tree Fruit Production Guide

Contains tree fruit cultural information.


Texas A&M Extension Program



Cornell University - Scaffolds Fruit Journal

Update on Pest Management and Crop Development.


University of Illinois

Fruit & Vegetable News


University of Kentucky

Fruit Facts newsletter


North Carolina State University

Henderson County Apple Production Newsletter


Pennsylvania State University

Fruit Times newsletter


Purdue University

Facts for Fancy Fruit


Texas A&M University

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


University of Massachusetts

Fruit Notes


West Virginia University

Orchard Monitor newsletter


New Jersey Plant & Pest Advisory Newsletters - Fruit Edition



North American Fruit Explorers, Inc. (NAFEX)

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


Northern Nut Growers Association, Inc. (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

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



Kearneysville Tree Fruit Research and Education Center

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

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

Excellent site for information on pecans and hickories.


ATTRA - Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas

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

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


Good Fruit Grower Magazine Online