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 U.S. Apple Association has announced its estimate of the size of the 2017 U.S. apple crop: 248 million bushels.
The estimate was given during... more »
Washington State University (WSU) Extension and the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission will host a tour of recent rootstock trials on Aug. 25. ... more »
Held Aug. 24-25 in Chicago, USApple’s 2017 Apple Crop Outlook & Marketing Conference (Outlook) is the annual event to preview, forecast and dis... more »
The MAIA-1 apple variety – marketed as EverCrisp – received its PLU approval from the International Federation for Produce Standards (IFPS), and i... more »
Shari Steinbach, MS RDN, is the official dietitian of Michigan Apples, the Michigan Apple Committee (MAC) has announced.
“Shari will assist MAC i... more »
The questions about what apples are best to grow for hard cider continue, but Michigan State University (MSU) researchers are screening varieties to t... more »
According to the World Apple and Pear Association (WAPA), 2017 European apple crop is estimated to be 21 percent below the 2016 crop and 23 percent be... more »
Winegrapes helped boost the value of agricultural products from Sonoma County, California, last year jumping 17.2 percent to $898.1 million, setting a... more »
The Washington State Tree Fruit Association (WSTFA) released its forecast for the 2017 Washington state fresh apple crop Aug. 7.
The 2017 forecast is... more »
The Michigan Processing Apple Growers Marketing Committee has negotiated the following minimum processing apple prices (for apples 2.5 inches and abov... more »