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
The world’s honeybee population is in a steep decline that science has, so far, been unable to reverse. Some scientists are working on solutions to the culpri... more
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The 2004 apple crop continues to shine in terms of quantity and quality, both of which are having a noticeable impact on the market. While apple holdi... more »
Kenton Kidd, president of the California Apple Commission, has announced his retirement and will officially step down from his role April 1. Kidd has ... more »
The value of Washington's agricultural production for 2003 reached a near record $5.75 billion, 3.1 percent above 2002, according to the USDA Washingt... more »
Two companies, each experts in apple marketing, growing, packing and shipping, are combining their similar backgrounds and separate expertise to promo... more »
The U.S. apple crop is predicted to be up 9 percent over 2003's crop, according to Aug. 1 estimates by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).The c... more »
The Michigan Apple Committee (MAC) has named Bryan Bixby, of Berrien Springs, Mich., as chairman and Julia Hersey, of Casnovia, Mich., as vice chairwo... more »
Growers will have the opportunity to insure 2005 crop apples under a new, improved crop insurance policy, but it is important that decisions are made ... more »
The Cherry Industry Administrative Board (CIAB) met Sept. 10 in Portland, Ore., and set the final free and restricted percentages for red tart cherrie... more »
Before the end of its last session, Congress approved a $2.9 billion dollar farm disaster aid package with at least $20 million targeted to the federa... more »
The New York Apple Association (NYAA) has announced that the predicted New York state apple crop in 2004 will be 26.5 million bushels, a harvest above... more »