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No more rain in the forecast and another beautiful weekend heading our way. Everyone loves to spend their long weekend in the country. Where should you go apple picking Columbus Weekend? Hurds Family Farm is the best place to enjoy the fall festival. Weather pending it...

How do you take hours of raw video footage and choose the best 2 minutes to create an engaging video for prospective pick your own goers? Think about what activities are the most representative of the best apple picking in the Hudson Valley. Here are the ones our team...

No more rain in the forecast and another beautiful weekend heading our way. Everyone loves to spend their long weekend in the country. Where should you go apple picking Columbus Weekend? Hurds Family Farm is the best place to enjoy the fall festival. Weather pending it...

The heat and humidity does not slow down our hard working MG Hurd employees, but a bit of rain may. We started picking apples this 2018 season! Well not all of them, our 1st two varieties, Jersey Macs & Ginger Golds. Each apple variety has its own unique ready to pick...

Some rain is exactly what we need for our freshly planted corn field. You will be a-maize-d by what it takes to have a tall green corn maze ready for you to explore when we open in August. 

We start brainstorming ideas for the maize in winter believe it or not. Meg...

IT'S SPRINGTIME ON THE FARM......a taste of summer brings sunny skies with a high of 85°.....We have been PLANTING YOUR FUTURE APPLES!! Ever Wonder how it's all done? Take a Peak!  It's all about TEAMWORK... and One Amazing Process. 

In Replanting Young A...

A warm rainy day brings the first major apple scab infection, moisture to the roots and lots of new growth. Does this month have an “R” in it? Yes, so it is a good month to dig up our young trees. We grafted and planted these trees 4 years ago. They are old enough now...

Monday snow boots, today muddy boots and an Apple Food Art Butterfly. With a high of 61° and rain expected, the buds are starting to swell and green tip (1st visible green when a bud starts to separate) is just around the corner.

When Charles Hurd was visiting family in...

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