Apples

Cosmic Crisp 20 years in the making

Nine million boxes. That’s the amount of Cosmic Crisp apples the Washington state industry is proposing to market over the next few years – said to be the fastest volume increase ever for a new va... more

Program seeks to reward ecological practices

More than a dozen apple growers in the Northeast are using a third-party certification program called Eco Apple. Not as strict as organic certification, it’s ... more

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Clemson Extension adds two new fruit crop specialists

South Carolina, Georgia and North Carolina are combining forces to help fruit growers produce more profitable crops. Clemson Extension announced th... more »

USApple kicks off ‘Apple Madness’ tournament

To celebrate National Nutrition Month, the U.S. Apple Association is encouraging apple lovers to join the “Apple Madness” bracket tournament – a... more »

Cosmic Crisp 20 years in the making

Nine million boxes. That’s the amount of Cosmic Crisp apples the Washington state industry is proposing to market over the next few years – said t... more »

Registration open for apple grower Produce Safety Rule training

Produce Safety Alliance training courses specifically for apple growers will be offered on March 20 and 21, 2017 at English Hills, 1200 Four Mile Road... more »

Retailers sell out of SnapDragon apples

Crunch Time Apple Growers’ SnapDragon apples have ended their season with retail partners selling out of the last of the 2016 harvest. Crunch Tim... more »

Analysts: Arctic Apple to test views on genetic modification

The Rabobank RaboResearch Food and Agribusiness fruit sector analysts have been closely monitoring the development of the Artic Apple, an apple that h... more »

US apples in storage up over a year ago

The USApple Association has issued its fourth report on the 2016 apple crop. According to the survey, this year’s fresh apple holdings on Feb. 1,... more »

USDA will buy about 37 million pounds of apples

On Feb. 2, USDA announced a bonus buy of apples and apple products. The $15 million bonus buy will be for both fresh and processed apple products an... more »

Stark Bro’s introduce new apple varieties

Stark Bro’s Nurseries & Orchards Co. has three new apples hitting to the market: Stark Scarlet Crush, Stark Ruby Darling, and Stark Franklin Cid... more »

Stemilt goes green for St. Patrick’s Day

Stemilt is looking to St. Patrick’s Day on March 17 to promote its larger-sized Granny Smith apples. The company will place a decorative leprechaun ... more »


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