Published on June 22, 2022
Requirements for spongy moth quarantine vary based on your business model and where your selling destination is. Following MDARD guidelines will allow for a saleable crop.
Published on May 20, 2022
Severe spruce gall midge damage was found in several farms. Disease pressure increasing with new shoot growth.
Published on May 18, 2022
Proper soil nutrient management is a win-win scenario that improves grower efficiency and protects the environment.
Published on May 11, 2022
Scouting, weather and farm practice updates for Christmas tree growers.
Published on May 5, 2022
Weed pressure can reduce seedling survivability and marketability of mature trees, directly impacting farm profitability.
Published on April 25, 2022
Choosing a suitable site for Christmas tree production prior to planting will set your farm up for success. If your site has less than ideal properties, having management strategies to minimize those problem areas can still be successful.
Published on April 6, 2022
Soil testing is critical before and during a Christmas tree rotation.
Published on March 24, 2022
MDARD staff conducted an extensive survey to investigate if other Balsam wooly adelgid sites existed.
Published on November 18, 2021
Despite the media hype, consumers will have trees to choose from.
Published on October 4, 2021
Past tree stresses contribute to heavy crop of cones and nuts.