Apples

Washington growers focus on top apples

Several apple growers shared their strategies for taking product “From Bud to Bin,” which was the theme of the 60th annual International Fruit Tree Association conference in Wenatchee, Washington,... more

Reducing the risk of bitter pit in Honeycrisp apples

{Sponsored} Honeycrisp apples are the hardest to grow and the most prone to difficulties. Bitter pit, a disorder most commonly linked to calcium deficiencies... more

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Apple tree planting underway in West Michigan

There is a rush in West Michigan to get trees in the ground before the area gets doused by rain again later this week. Phil Schwallier, a Michigan Sta... more »

RubyFrost end season with strong sales

Crunch Time Apple Growers’ RubyFrost apples have ended the season with retail partners selling out of the last of the 2016 harvest. Mark Russell,... more »

Washington growers focus on top apples

Several apple growers shared their strategies for taking product “From Bud to Bin,” which was the theme of the 60th annual International Fruit Tre... more »

Auvil Fruit Implements Four-Wire Trellis System

Del Feigal, orchard management president, Auvil Fruit, discusses, the company's Orondo, Washington, system where a short, four-wire trellis with ... watch »

McDougall & Sons Transforms a Legacy Orchard

McDougall & Sons Co-Owner Scott McDougall talks about the company's Legacy Orchard in East Wenatchee, Washington. He spoke during the ... watch »

Minnesota researcher uncovers Honeycrisp family tree

Since its release in 1991, Honeycrisp has been harboring a secret: its parents are a mystery. Originally billed as the child of Macoun a... more »

West Michigan tree fruit update

April 18: The warmer weather of late has helped to move tree development in a nice even pace with no explosion of growth for the most part. Michigan S... more »

Okanagan Specialty Fruits wins Industry Role Model Award

Okanagan Specialty Fruits (OSF) was honored with a Fruits & Veggies – More Matters Industry Role Model award at the Produce for Better Health’... more »

Taylor Farms to buy stake in Crunch Pak

Taylor Farms and Crunch Pak Holding Company entered an agreement for Taylor Farms to buy a minority stake in Crunch Pak sliced apples. The Taylor F... more »

Spring snapshot of Northwest fruit production

With a cold, wet winter in the rearview mirror, fruit producers in the Northwest are looking forward to spring and getting back into their orchards. T... more »


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