Halloween enthusiasts are in for optimal pumpkin season

Steve Reiners, professor of horticulture at Cornell University and a New York State vegetable industry expert, says the pumpkin crop this season is optimal due to the dry, warm weather throughout September. He also shares advice on how to pick the perfect pumpkin for the Halloween season. Bio: https://hort.cals.cornell.edu/people/stephen-reiners Reiners says: “When it comes to growing […]

Tricks for perfect pumpkin picking

Steve Reiners, professor of horticulture at Cornell University and pumpkin expert shares some tips on how to pick the perfect pumpkin for the Halloween season. Bio: https://hort.cals.cornell.edu/people/stephen-reiners Reiners says: “The drought of 2016 certainly made growing any crop a challenge in New York state this summer. Luckily for us, pumpkins tend to be very deep […]

How to pick the perfect pumpkin

Steve Reiners, professor at the School of Integrative Plant Science shares some tips on picking the perfect pumpkin for the Halloween season. New York is one of the country’s top producers of pumpkins. Last year the local crop was valued at more than $20 million.   Reiners says: “Our wet spring and early summer made […]

From grapes to apples and pumpkins, bountiful harvest season for all

CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE Sept. 26, 2013 From grapes to apples and pumpkins, bountiful harvest season for all The cool days of harvest season are upon us.  Helping to shed some light on what farmers and shoppers can expect, Cornell University has assembled a group of researchers and professors who can discuss 2013 harvest […]

From grapes to apples and pumpkins, bountiful harvest season for all

CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE Sept. 19, 2013 From grapes to apples and pumpkins, bountiful harvest season for all The arrival of the Harvest Moon today signals the traditional start of harvest season. Helping to shed some light on what farmers and shoppers can expect, Cornell University has assembled a group of researchers and professors […]