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
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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Have you recently pushed out a block of older fruit trees? In commercial grower plots, we are learning that sudangrass is an excellent first step to r... more »
For optimal yield and fruit quality, apple growers in the United States have long relied on chemical solutions to generate spring blossom thinning to ... more »
Okanagan Specialty Fruits (OSF), the developer of non-browning Arctic apple varieties, has hired Don Westcott as team as OSF’s director of... more »
Witness the bared power of a united Washington state apple industry: More than 11 million trees planted in a two-year span. More than 10 million boxes... more »
Coast to Coast Growers Cooperative announced that container shipments of Koru apples, grown in New Zealand, have begun arriving at U.S. p... more »
Phytelligence, an agricultural biotechnology company, has partnered with the Midwest Apple Improvement Association (MAIA) – the entity responsible f... more »
Incidents of black stem borer injury to young apple orchards are on the rise in Michigan. Adults are attracted to stressed trees although they have be... more »
Michigan State University Extension has issued an update on frost damage in "The Ridge" area near Sparta, Michigan.
There were two very cold mornings... more »
Growers around "The Ridge" near Sparta, Michigan are currently assessing the frost damage from the cold overnight temperatures on May 7-8, with more c... more »
The USApple Association reported fresh apple holdings at 38.7 million bushels as of May 1, 2017.
This represents a 16 percent increase over May 1, ... more »