Multiple years of studies in Pennsylvania grower orchards are providing additional clues for managing Honeycrisp in the orchard to prevent bitter pit following storage.
Research led by Penn State U... 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 produced ... more
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On Feb. 2, USDA announced a bonus buy of apples and apple products.
The $15 million bonus buy will be for both fresh and processed apple products an... more »
Stark Bro’s Nurseries & Orchards Co. has three new apples hitting to the market: Stark Scarlet Crush, Stark Ruby Darling, and Stark Franklin Cid... more »
Stemilt is looking to St. Patrick’s Day on March 17 to promote its larger-sized Granny Smith apples. The company will place a decorative leprechaun ... more »
The Illinois State Horticulture Society (ISHS) sponsored its 28th annual Illinois and National Sweet Cider Contests and the 15th annual National Hard ... more »
Crunch Time Apple Growers’ RubyFrost apples are arriving now at supermarkets across the United States. They will be available for a short time only,... more »
Fresh apple holdings on Jan. 1, 2017, totaled 103.2 million bushels, 14 percent more than the Jan. 1, 2016, inventories of 90.5 million bushels and 11... more »
The Michigan apple industry set new shipment records 11 weeks in a row from Oct. 15 through Christmas, according to the USDA Specialty Crop Market New... more »
Fresh Arctic Golden apple slices, the very first product from Okanagan Specialty Fruits (OSF), are about to hit select stores for U.S. test markets. I... more »
New York Apple Association (NYAA) is starting the new year off with Cynthia Haskins at the helm as its new president and chief executive officer.
H... more »
More than a dozen apple growers in the Northeast are using a third-party certification program called Eco Apple. Not as strict as organic certificatio... more »