Re: [Apple-Crop] A lighter note

2017-01-30 Thread maurice tougas
82-8074 <(207)%20882-8074> > cortla...@icloud.com > > > > > > _______ > apple-crop mailing list > apple-crop@virtualorchard.com > http://virtualorchard.com/mailman/listinfo/apple-crop > > -- Maurice Tougas T

Re: [Apple-Crop] Future of Extension Assistance to Apple Crop

2017-01-25 Thread maurice tougas
d. > > However I would be very hopeful that all growers make good on any > deficit > > that might arise. I look forward to many years of happy discussion of > all > > things apple. > > Con Traas > > The Apple Farm > > Ireland > > > > > > &

Re: [Apple-Crop] Brown rot

2017-01-07 Thread maurice tougas
I'll go out on a limb Art and suggest if you don't see any flowers this spring you need not be concerned about brown rot! Look at all the savings! Mo Tougas Tougas Family Farm Northboro, MA On Sat, Jan 7, 2017 at 11:23 AM kellyorchards wrote: > Does anyone have any

Re: [Apple-Crop] Cosmic Crisp

2017-03-21 Thread maurice tougas
ab agricola’ - > > 'let the grower beware'… > > …and the sales desks also... > > > > David Doud - grower, IN - silver tip on early blooming varieties - > > so sorry to see reports of the eastern temperatures of a couple nights > ago... > > > > __

Re: [Apple-Crop] To head, or not to head: that is the tall spindle question.

2017-07-04 Thread maurice tougas
you never had the tree, but > I think the assumption is that you have a lot of feathers. > > Has anyone ever headed poorly feather trees to encourage lateral growth? > What were your results? > > > > ___ > apple-crop mailing list &

Re: [Apple-Crop] To head, or not to head: that is the tall spindle question.

2017-07-04 Thread maurice tougas
By the way HI TERRANCE! Nice to hear from you. Is this your way of an announcement or something? Missed you. Mo On Tue, Jul 4, 2017 at 5:11 AM, maurice tougas <appleman.maur...@gmail.com> wrote: > Doug > We make whips work as well as feathered trees by growing the tree strongly

Re: [Apple-Crop] Newbie Orchardist questions Herbicide on First Year Plantings

2017-05-10 Thread maurice tougas
have a herbicide they are using on new trees or stick to > mechanical? > > > > -- > > Doug Nelson > > President > > Nelson Multimedia Inc. > > ___ > apple-crop mailing list > apple-crop@virtualorchard.com &g

Re: [Apple-Crop] Thinning and tree stress

2017-06-06 Thread maurice tougas
s > > > > How much of a factor in thinning is tree stress related to waterlogged > soils? > > > > > > > > > > Art Kelly > Kelly Orchards > Acton, Maine > > ___ > apple-crop mailing list > apple

[Apple-Crop] Cueva/Double Nickel

2017-05-01 Thread maurice tougas
A couple years ago I recall discussion regarding the use of Cueva/Double Nickel combination as an alternative and/or rotation with strep for fireblight management. Is anyone aware of further research regarding this combination esp as to regards to crop safety and efficacy ? Mo Tougas -- Maurice

Re: [Apple-Crop] Pick Your Own Apple Freeze Damage

2017-11-08 Thread maurice tougas
be > marketed to a rather non discriminating PYO cliental following the freeze > event with the expectation that the apples will be used quickly for fresh > use and not stored? > > > > ___ > apple-crop mailing list > apple-cr

Re: [Apple-Crop] Test, IFTA in NZ, and MyIPM

2018-02-18 Thread maurice tougas
stedefarms.com > > > > [image: cid:image001.jpg@01CFB1AF.83320400][image: Picture1] > > > > [image: fresh discoveries every day] > > > > *From:* apple-crop [mailto:apple-crop-boun...@virtualorchard.com] *On > Behalf Of *maurice tougas > *Sent:* Sunday

Re: [Apple-Crop] Test, IFTA in NZ, and MyIPM

2018-02-18 Thread maurice tougas
t; [image: cid:image001.jpg@01CFB1AF.83320400][image: Picture1] > > > > [image: fresh discoveries every day] > > > > *From:* apple-crop [mailto:apple-crop-boun...@virtualorchard.com] *On > Behalf Of *maurice tougas > *Sent:* Sunday, February 18, 2018 1:40 PM > > *To:* Apple-

Re: [Apple-Crop] Test, IFTA in NZ, and MyIPM

2018-02-18 Thread maurice tougas
<mvaugh...@gmail.com> wrote: > Maurice, > > The only market would be Hog/Pig Farmers looking for supplemental feed. > > Also Dairy Farmers like apple mash for cows. > > The Cider Mill I use sells all the pressings to these type local farms. > > On Sun, Feb 18

Re: [Apple-Crop] Test, IFTA in NZ, and MyIPM

2018-02-18 Thread maurice tougas
tp://umassfruit.com > > ___ > apple-crop mailing list > apple-crop@virtualorchard.com > http://virtualorchard.com/mailman/listinfo/apple-crop > > > _______ > apple-crop mailing list > appl

Re: [apple-crop-2] Efficacy

2018-07-17 Thread maurice tougas
> Sent from my iPhone > ___ > apple-crop mailing list > apple-crop@virtualorchard.com > http://virtualorchard.net/mailman/listinfo/apple-crop > -- Maurice Tougas Tougas Family Farm Northborough,MA 01532 508-450-0844

Re: [apple-crop-2] What to do when fireblight hits tall spindle

2018-07-22 Thread maurice tougas
>> >> Win Cowgill >> >> Apple-Crop Co-Founder >> >> Professor Emeritus, Rutgers, the State University >> >> Visiting Scholar, UMASS-Amherst >> >> CEO- Win Enterprises International, LLC >> >> Editor Horticultural News >>

Re: [Apple-Crop] Cold temp. After planting

2018-03-30 Thread maurice tougas
irtualorchard.com/mailman/listinfo/apple-crop > > ___________ > apple-crop mailing list > apple-crop@virtualorchard.com > http://virtualorchard.com/mailman/listinfo/apple-crop > -- Maurice Tougas Tougas Family Farm Northborough,MA 01532 508-450-0844 ___ apple-crop mailing list apple-crop@virtualorchard.com http://virtualorchard.com/mailman/listinfo/apple-crop

[Apple-Crop] Rootstock flowers

2018-03-26 Thread maurice tougas
-- Maurice Tougas Tougas Family Farm Northborough,MA 01532 508-450-0844 ___ apple-crop mailing list apple-crop@virtualorchard.com http://virtualorchard.com/mailman/listinfo/apple-crop

Re: [Apple-Crop] Freezing temps vs. first cover spray

2018-03-22 Thread maurice tougas
t; > Best, > > Al Yelvington > Happy Dog Farm > Russell, PA > ___ > apple-crop mailing list > apple-crop@virtualorchard.com > http://virtualorchard.com/mailman/listinfo/apple-crop &g