Apples

Michigan IFTA tour shows production trends

A focus on tree fruit excellence, innovation and success was brought to life in July during the International Fruit Tree Association’s (IFTA) 2017 Michigan Study Tour, based out of Grand Rapids. ... more

Cider apple production faces extensive screening process

The questions about what apples are best to grow for hard cider continue, but Michigan State University (MSU) researchers are screening varieties to try to find... more

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Michigan apple industry sends donations to hurricane effort

Michigan’s apple industry will donate a truckload of apples to Houston and surrounding communities for Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts, the Michi... more »

WA 38 (Cosmic Crisp) tips to optimize fruit quality

Washington State University's Sunrise Orchard in Rock Island, Washington, will be the setting from 3 p.m.-5 p.m. for a fall for a fall field ... more »

Michigan IFTA tour shows production trends

A focus on tree fruit excellence, innovation and success was brought to life in July during the International Fruit Tree Association’s (IFTA) 2017 M... more »

New York releases 2017 apple crop forecast, promotions

New York really is the Big Apple and the state’s apple growers are now demonstrating why, as pickers statewide begin harvesting a forecasted 28.0 mi... more »

University of Minnesota’s Rave apple sold by Stemilt Growers

The Rave is described as a successor to the Honeycrisp. This new apple variety is the result of a pairing of the popular Honeycrisp apple and the M... more »

Riveridge Cider begins production in Grant, Michigan

Riveridge has expanded with the opening of Riveridge Cider Co., a 17,400-square-foot facility cold pressing and bottling blended fresh apple cider as ... more »

NNYADP apple pest research shows IPM value

Technical assistance and outreach funded by the farmer-driven Northern New York Agricultural Development Program is informing commercial apple growers... more »

Washington apple pressing, cider making displayed

Fruit trees abound in Seattle, Washington and its surrounding metro areas — and that’s a sweet opportunity for its community members to that nearb... more »

WA38 Cosmic Crisp field day set for Sept. 27

A field day offering tips on production of WA 38 (Cosmic Crisp) apple fruit quality will be Sept. 27 from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Washington State Univ... more »

Michigan apple growers expect to harvest 20.3 million bushels

Michigan’s apple growers will harvest approximately 20.3 million bushels (852.6 million pounds) of apples this year, according to the official crop ... more »


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