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.
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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The New York Apple Association (NYAA) announced its annual crop prediction is 25 million bushels for the fall harvest, a crop virtually the same size ... more »
Apple supplies from the 2005 crop remain well below average levels, setting the stage for strong demand and prices to start the 2006-2007 market year,... more »
On the first day of summer, the Michigan Frozen Fruit Packers Association pulled together its members to evaluate the outlook for production of fruit ... more »
Total movement of 15.4 million bushels in May was 3 percent less than in May 2005 but 16 percent more than the five-year average of 13.3 million bushe... more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
The Michigan Processing Apple Growers Marketing Committee has negotiated the following minimum prices for Michigan processing apples for the 2005 appl... more »