Interest Groups & Associations
Members interested in the science and cultivation of all types of fruit can exchange experiences and get together for activities; members receive quarterly newsletter “The Cider Press.”
Educational and fruit grower group, publishes bimonthly magazine The Fruit Gardener with topics of interest to members.
Educational and fruit interest group headquartered in Oregon, publishes quarterly Pome News with members’ articles on fruit topics.
National fruit interest group, interest in all fruit kinds, publishes quarterly Pomona with members’ articles on fruit topics.
Affiliated with WWFRF, cider enthusiasts meet for cider tastings, fruit harvest, and promotion of hard cider growing as a hobby and for commercial production.
Locally organized educational and fruit interest group with regional divisions in areas of western Washington, sponsors annual All About Fruit Show and other activities, newsletter. Two of the six chapters are the Seattle Tree Fruit Society and the Peninsula Fruit Club.
Locally organized non-profit foundation raising money through memberships and other resources to support tree fruit research of interest to home gardeners and orchardists, sponsors Open House and Harvest Days with WSU-Mount Vernon, other volunteer activities, newsletter.
WSU Cooperative Extension site for general garden questions includes sections on tree fruit, pests and diseases, upcoming area events, as well as general garden topics.
West Virginia University, a prime source of excellent information on pests and diseases, including an excellent diagnostic photo gallery.
Tree fruit research center for Cornell University.
Comprehensive information and communications resources for the Pacific Northwest berry and grape industry.
Links to their extensive list of bulletins and information on home and commercial fruit crops.
West Virginia University, the newsletter contains information of interest on pest control methods and other seasonal articles, primarily for their local area but some of general interest.
Small farm management topics
From Ohio State University Extension, provides links to fact sheets on plant diseases of fruits and berries as well as vegetables, ornamentals and more. Information covered includes disease symptoms, causal organism, and control.
USDA in Beltsville, MD gives access to the latest information and research project data base for work in the area of sustainable agriculture methods.
WSU newsletter from the Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources includes useful articles on organic agriculture, fruit and home garden topics.
Access to a wide range of information and resources for tree fruit culture in California and of general interest.
Links to items of interest for growers including organizations, news outlets, etc., oriented primarily to commercial growers, with general information also.