Fruit Quarterly

The Fruit Quarterly is printed 4 times a year, in the Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter and is a joint effort of the New York State Horticultural Society, Cornell University’s New York State Agricultural Experiment Station at Geneva, and the New York State Apple Research and Development Program.

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Fall 2020

Fall 2020

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What Keeps a Farmer Up at Night?

Usually that answer would be simple, grow a safe high-quality product for your vendors, while fulfilling all of your contracts at a fair price. This has become far from simple with the advent of Covid-19. Life as we have known it has changed over the last few months. As a cold March gave way to spring, I speculated how Covid-19 would affect the crop of 280,000 Bushels of apples we had set out to grow. This led to the question, how will the virus affect the industry as a whole?

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