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- Grape
- Small Fruit (Berries)
- Tree Fruit

Finger Lakes Vineyard Notes  - Cornell Cooperative Extension 
Newsletter is produced 8-10 times a year by the Finger Lakes Grape
Program
. Topics cover all aspects of grape production, including pruning
and training, fertilization, pest management, farm business management, and marketing.
Most issues contain at least one in-depth article on a timely topic. Each fall, the Harvest Issue provides a summary of grape prices, economic outlook for the region’s industry, and a review of the growing season and extension programs. The “Calendar of Events” provides a listing of upcoming meetings that may be of interest to grape growers. Publication is by subscription only.

Fruit and Vegetable News     
Pulbished by Univeristy of Maryland Extension. Editor: Dave Myers


Fruit Grower News     
Fruit Growers News is published 12 times per year, plus annual buyers' guide, grower profiles, crop protection information, new variety guides, productions tips, research reports, and industry news. Also subscribers receive a monthly e-newsletter.  

Fruit Times   
It is published by the Penn State University Cooperative Extension.  Fruit Times is web-based, so it recognizes your smart phone and automatically changes to a more easily read format. Another valuable feature is that Penn State Fruit Specialists can send out recommendations as events change in your orchards.

Is a practical guide for those who have an affinity for hybrid grapes and wines. Casscles enthusiastically shares his first-hand knowledge both in the vineyard and in the cellar to provide insight into the age-old vinifera vs. hybrid debate. His grape descriptions cover the common labrusca and French- American hybrids popular in northern America, as well as some forgotten varieties, and even vinifera, that can be successfully grown east of the Mississippi and north of the Mason-Dixon Line. GRAPES OF THE HUDSON VALLEY presents key information on winter hardiness, vigor, fruit productivity, and wine quality, and is a valuable companion for budding vineyardists, seasoned growers, and wine makers who share cool climates and short growing seasons. It will also appeal to wine drinkers everywhere who enjoy cold-weather grape varietals, properly fermented and in their glass. This publication can be obtained by Flint Mine Press, List Price: $29.99,Author: J. Stephen Casscles

Grape Vine - Maryland Grape Growers Association 
Published by the Maryland Grape Growers Association and is distributed quarterly,
in March, June, September, and December, to members of the Association. (go here
for membership application).A non-voting subscription is available to public and
institutional libraries for $20 per year. Back issues are $5 per copy. 

Horticultural Technology Newsletter     
A yearly publication released in December by the University of Maryland Extension & the Maryland State Horticultural Society. It contains articles on recent research and a special section on the Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention that takes place in Hershey, PA. If you would like to be added to the mailing list, please contact Susan Barnes at sbarnes6@umd.edu.

Ohio Grape-Wine Electronic Newsletter  
Editors: Imed Dami, Associate Professor and State Viticulturist David Scurlock, Viticulture Outreach Specialist Department of Horticulture and Crop Science Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Avenue, Wooster, OH 44691-4096

Tender Fruit & Grape Vine (for Commercial Fruit Growers)   
Editor: Ken Slingerland - Tender Fruit and Grape Specialist/OMAFRA The Tender Fruit Grape Vine is a newsletter for the tender fruit and grape industry in Ontario, Canada. Tender fruit includes peaches, pears, plums, cherries, apricots and nectarines.  The newsletter includes coming events, weather information, research and extension project updates and other articles of interest related to the industry. This publication is published every 2 months.

Timely Viticulture - University of Maryland Extension  
Timely Viticulture is an electronic newsletter that is designed to give those in the grape industry a timely reminder of things they should be considering in the vineyard. Since we are all busy it is not meant to be an exhaustive list of things to consider or even a full discussion of the options. It is just meant to think about what is happening and what is coming up, with some comments.  To subscribe to receive this publication, please contact Susan Barnes at 301-432-2767.

The Blueberry Bulletin   
The Blueberry Bulletin is produced on a weekly basis during the growing season and contains information on all aspects of highbush blueberry production and marketing. It is edited by Atlantic County Agricultural Agent Dr. Gary C. Pavlis, with articles written by Dr. Pavlis, Extension Entomologist Dr. Cesar Rodriguez-Saona, Extension Pathologist Dr. Peter Oudemans, and IPM Coordinator Dean Polk. Additional articles are used from various sources which are cited.

MWA Newsletter 
Sign up to receive an email that contains news and events featuring local vineyards and wineries.

The New York Berry News   
Cornell University Cooperative Extension provides a statewide perspective on the production of berry crops in New York. This monthly online publication brings you cutting edge research and extension information from Cornell faculty and extension staff, along with feature articles by guest authors from around the world.

The Ontario Berry Grower 
The Ontario Berry Grower is a newsletter for the berry industry in Ontario. Articles feature research and information relevant to all aspects of berry production. This newsletter is published 6 times a year.  Editors: Pam Fisher - Berry Crop Specialist/OMAFRA; Margaret Appleby - IPM Systems Specialist/OMAFRA.

Vegetable & Fruit Headlines      
University of Maryland Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources Profitability Impact Team publishes a  Bi-weekly publication for the commercial vegetable and fruit industry.

Veraison to Harvest 
Veraison to Harvest is a weekly electronic newsletter by the viticulture and enology extension personnel from Lake Erie, Long Island, the Hudson Valley and the Finger Lakes. Each issue will provide accurate and up-to-date regional data while giving a statewide perspective.  The publication begins in late August and concludes in late October. 

Viticulture Notes - Virginal Cooperative Extension 
This publication is electronically distributed. Viticulture Notes is distributed via Google Group.  Email Tremain Hatch at thach@vt.edu to join the Google Group.

Washington State University Newsletter 
Tree Fruit Research & Extension Center, Postharvest Information Network

Wine Grape Information E-Newsletter 
Current & Archives: http://www.pawinegrape.com/index.php?page=newsletters
Click on Past Newsletters to access the current issue. 

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