Tree Fruit Crops & Orchards

  • apple tree

Our Specialists use the best research-based information.  We provide workshops, fact sheets, programs, on-site consultations and comprehensive pest, plant and soil diagnostics.




Measuring leaf nutrient levels allows fruit growers to evaluate results from past fertilization and gives the most reliable data on which to base reco... Learn More
The New England Vegetable and Fruit Conference Planning Committee has made the difficult decision not to hold an in-person New England Vegetable and F... Learn More
The beginning of March marks the start of pruning season for New Hampshire gardeners and home orchardists. This time of year is also when UNH Extensio... Learn More

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Subscribe to our newsletter

We ask for your zip code so that we know the county where you live. Since Extension is partially funded by the ten NH counties, it helps us to know where our constituents reside.


The following guide is to be used when considering employing pollination services on your farm. Growers and beekeepers will need to tailor the specifi... Learn More
A Tool for Smart Irrigation Management Decisions

Understanding the effects of rainfall and irrigation events on soil moisture provides ... Learn More
Fertilizing Fruit Trees

Before planting fruit trees, we recommend that gardeners test their soil before planting to de­termine the amou... Learn More
Plums, cherries and apricots, which along with peaches and nec- tarines are often called “stone” fruits, are flavorful additions to the home orchard i... Learn More
We have two species of borers that attack trunks or branches of peach trees in New Hampshire. The most destructive (and larger of the two) is the peac... Learn More
Two species of small rodents regularly damage orchard trees and blueberries in New Hampshire. Orchardists frequently call them mice, but they are vole... Learn More