Growers seek best way to supply fruit to cidery market

Hard cider production is up nationwide, and it seems like you can’t turn anywhere without running into another story about the demand for apples to fill all of those bottles. Growers should think ve... more

Crop load, better nutrient management curb bitter pit

Multiple years of studies in Pennsylvania grower orchards are providing additional clues for managing Honeycrisp in the orchard to prevent bitter pit following ... more

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U.S. Apple Holdings Remain Below 2004 Levels

The supply of apples in storage across the United States remains below the levels seen during the same period last year, according to a survey of appl... more »

December Fresh Apple Holdings 7 Percent Below 2004

Total fresh-market apple holdings on Dec. 1 were 88.5 million bushels, 7 percent lower than December 2004 holdings of 95 million bushels, according to... more »

Processing And Fresh Holdings Down 10 Percent

U.S. fresh-market apple holdings on Nov. 1 were 100.5 million bushels – 7 percent less than a year ago, but 16 percent greater than Nov. 1, 2003... more »

Commerce Sees Need for Chinese Concentrate Antidumping Order

The U.S. Department of Commerce said in early September that Chinese apple juice concentrate exporters are expected to sell product at unfair prices i... more »

National Apple Crop Estimate Down 10 Percent from 2004

The U.S. Apple Association (USApple) released its 2005 production forecast during the Apple Crop Outlook and Marketing Conference Aug. 18-19 in Chicag... more »

Michigan Processed Apple Prices Released

The Michigan Processing Apple Growers Marketing Committee has negotiated the following minimum prices for Michigan processing apples for the 2005 appl... more »

Fresh Holdings Up 59 Percent

Total U.S. holdings of fresh and processing apples on June 1 were 34.3 million bushels, 56 percent more than holdings on June 1, 2004, and 24 percent ... more »

Mexico Temporarily Suspends Apple Tariffs

Mexico's Ministry of Economy has eliminated Mexico's anti-dumping duty on Red and Golden Delicious apples from the Pacific Northwest, but only tempora... more »

Fruit Crop Guesstimate to be June 22

The 50th Annual Fruit Crop Guesstimate, sponsored by the Michigan Frozen Food Packers Association, will be held at 2 p.m. June 22 in the Crowne Plaza ... more »

May Apple Holdings Up 46 Percent Over 2004

Total U.S. holdings of fresh and processing apples on May 1 were 50.1 million bushels – 46 percent more than holdings on May 1, 2004, and 23 per... more »

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