The Impacts of Drought on Apple Production

Speaker: Elizabeth Garofalo

Date & Time: Thursday, February 2, 1:45-3:00pm

This talk will cover the potential harm to apple trees when stressed by lack of water, the state of drought in several apple growing regions in 2022, with a focus on areas that experienced worse than “normal” drought conditions as well as looking at climate change trends relating to drought in apple producing regions. In addition, the potential impacts of drought on juice quality will be discussed.