Apples

Michigan IFTA tour shows production trends

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. ... more

Cider apple production faces extensive screening process

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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Asia’s apple industry gathers at Interpoma China

Two thousand people attended the first Interpoma China Congress & Exhibition at the Weihai International Exhibition & Conference Center on the... more »

2017 Fruit Crop Guesstimate shows frost impact

The 2017 Fruit Crop Guesstimate, presented by Fruit Growers News and the Michigan Frozen Food Packers Association, offered a new educational experienc... more »

Phytelligence secures $6.95 million in new funding

Seattle-based Phytelligence, an agricultural biotechnology company,  announced July 5 the first closing of $6.95 million dollars of a total potential... more »

Rockit apple wins supreme export award

Miniature apple grower and exporter Rockit Global has been crowned ExportNZ, Hawke’s Bay ASB Exporter of the Year. Rockit Global has the internat... more »

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 ... more »

Phytelligence partners with Cornell to grow Geneva rootstocks

Phytelligence, a platform agricultural biotechnology company, has announced a collaboration with Cornell University to test, store and grow new and ... more »

Line trapping: a promising method for more accurate pest monitoring

It’s easy to think of a pheromone trap as a lure, putting out a scent and waiting for insects to come rolling in. But insects aren’t sharks;... more »

Montedoro new marketing director at Crunch Time Apple Growers

Wolcott, New York-based Crunch Time Apple Growers has named Rena Montedoro as the organization’s director of marketing. [caption id="" align="a... 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 ... more »

Chelan Fresh, Columbia Valley Fruit ink marketing agreement

Chelan Fresh of Chelan, Washington and Columbia Valley Fruit of Union Gap, Washington have entered into an agreement in which Chelan Fresh will be the... more »


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