New edition of Penn State Tree Fruit Production Guide available

UNIVERSITY Park, Pa. -- A new edition of the Penn State Tree Fruit Production Guide is now available from Penn State Extension.

Revised every two years with input from Penn State faculty members, extension specialists and other consultants, this nearly 400-page production guide provides commercial fruit growers, extension educators, consultants, and others with the newest information on fruit culture, orchard nutrition, spraying, pesticides, storage of tree fruit crops, marketing, and management of weeds, insects, diseases and more.

New for the 2016-17 edition is a color section featuring images of select diseases and insect pests.

"This newest edition of the Tree Fruit Production Guide is a must-have tool for every commercial fruit grower in Pennsylvania and other growers from the Mid-Atlantic Region," said Greg Krawczyk, coordinator of the 2016-17 guide. "Our entire Penn State fruit team provided updates and contributed information toward making this guide the most factual and comprehensive guide available."

The price for the paper book version is $35; a PDF computer file version is $15. The price for the book and the PDF is $45. Most major credit cards are accepted. Call toll free 877-345-0691 to order.

More information about the guide and tree fruit production is available at extension.psu.edu/plants/tree-fruit/tfpg.

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Last Updated January 12, 2016