Apple Farmers' Association
of Nova Scotia

Useful Links for Apple Growers

Government & Non-Government Agricuture Departments

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
- Apple Links

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
- information, research, technology, policies and programs for security of the food system, health of the environment and innovation for growth

Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture
- information on activities of the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture

AgraPoint - Nova Scotia
- consultants and associates catering to the agri-food sector
- services including production advice, product and research trials

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs - OMAFRA
- information on Ontario's agri-food industry and rural communities - services and programs

Production and Spray Guides

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
- Publication 360, Fruit Production Recommendations - Ontario Apple Spray Calendar

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Fruit Loop
- tree fruit info from Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania

University of Vermont's "UVM Apple Orchard"


Michigan State University's "Fruit Crop Advisory Team Alert" newsletters
- fixed dates - March to September

University of Illinois's "Illinois Fruit and Vegetable News"
- approx 20 issues per year
- much earlier growing season than Nova Scotia's

University of Maine's Apple Pest Report
- approx 19 issues per season
- similar conditions to Nova Scotia's

Cornell University's "Scaffolds Fruit Journal"
- New York State pest management

The Fruit Growers News
- online edition of the magazine