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NCPN Fruit Tree News

Fruit Trees, NCPN Network News, Spring 2017

Phil Baugher

Phil Baugher, President, Adams County Nursery Inc., Aspers Pennsylvania “In 1999, plum pox virus was discovered for the first time in North America. This discovery was within ten miles of our warehousing and shipping facility and within six miles from one of our farming operations. In the three years that followed, over 1500 acres of bearing peach, nectarine, plum and apricot orchards were...

Posted on Friday, June 16, 2017 at 11:11 AM

NCPN Network News Winter 2017 Fruit Trees

Dr. Scott Harper, the new director at Washington State University's Clean Plant Center Northwest, is featured in the WSU News.

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences, WSU News Prosser, Wash, - As new director of the Clean Plant Center Northwest, Scott Harper will help growers stop devastating crop viruses before they gain a foothold. His top priority is to grow the Northwest's supply of virus-free fruit trees, vines and hops.  "The front line of the battle against...

Posted on Monday, March 20, 2017 at 9:23 PM



The National Clean Plant Network for Fruit Trees (NCPN-FT) assists in the production of temperate climate fruit and nut trees which are free of targeted plant pathogens and pests that cause economic harm. NCPN-FT Tier 2 hosted by Southeast Budwood Program at Clemson University The NCPN-FT Governing Body (Tier 2) met face-to-face in Clemson, South Carolina  on November 4-5, 2015. Hosted by...

Posted on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 11:20 AM

NCPN LogoThe National Clean Plant Network (NCPN) is a voluntary association of specialty crop networks that have joined to promote the use of pathogen-tested, healthy plant material for food crops in the United States. The NCPN operates under the auspices of three agencies within the United States Department of Agriculture - Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).



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