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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Since its release in 1991, Honeycrisp has been harboring a secret: its parents are a mystery. Originally billed as the child of Macoun a... more »
April 18: The warmer weather of late has helped to move tree development in a nice even pace with no explosion of growth for the most part. Michigan S... more »
Okanagan Specialty Fruits (OSF) was honored with a Fruits & Veggies – More Matters Industry Role Model award at the Produce for Better Health’... more »
Taylor Farms and Crunch Pak Holding Company entered an agreement for Taylor Farms to buy a minority stake in Crunch Pak sliced apples.
The Taylor F... more »
With a cold, wet winter in the rearview mirror, fruit producers in the Northwest are looking forward to spring and getting back into their orchards. T... more »
According to the U.S. Apple Association, U.S. fresh-market apple holdings of 53.1 million bushels on April 1, 2017, were 13 percent more than the Apri... more »
The Envy apple took the top spot in the U.S. Apple Association’s (USApple) “Apple Madness” bracket tournament, a five-week, five-round online co... more »
Oriental fruit moth, Grapholita molesta (Busck), is a major pest of peach and other stone fruits in Michigan and can also be problematic... more »
Growers who time their strawberries to bloom just after apples do can reap a better harvest, according to new research.
When apple trees blossom, t... more »
Washington State University is helping bolster the surging hard cider industry with the hiring of Bri Ewing as a food and fermentation specialist at t... more »