Apples

New York Apple Association earns Gold and Silver Telly Awards

The New York Apple Association’s (NYAA) series of videos featuring New York apple growers and Kelly Springer, registered dietitian for NYAA have won two prestigious Telly awards. The New York Apple Association is pushing the... more »

Jim Allen, former president and CEO of New York Apple Association, retiring

Jim Allen, vice president of marketing for New York Apple Sales, will be retiring on June 26. Alllen has been with NYAS since February of 2017. According to a news release, Allen has been in... more »

New Zealand’s newest apple variety is a hit with Chinese consumers

New Zealand’s largest organic apple producer cannot keep up with the Chinese demand for New Zealand’s newest apple, Dazzle. According to a news release, Bostock New Zealand owner John Bostock said Dazzle is the best... more »

MSU’s George Sundin says fire blight risk very high in Michigan

Temperatures over the past several days, from May 20 to 22, 2020, have been in the 60s and could have allowed the initial buildup of the fire blight pathogen. Forecast temperatures in the low to... more »

USApple converting Outlook Conference into two-day virtual event

The U.S. Apple Association announced May 22 that it will move its annual apple industry 2020 Outlook Conference to an online format for 2020. The organization issued the following statement: "Typically, we would be opening... more »

At blossom time, Michigan apple growers assess ‘minimal damage’ from cold

It is one of the most beautiful and fragrant times of year in Michigan. Apple blossom time is here, and Michigan apple growers continue their work to ensure a strong crop for the 2020 harvest.... more »

Apple trees have bloomed statewide, NY growers group announces

Here’s a New York sign that spring has arrived: apple trees are now in bloom across the state, the state’s apple growers’ association reports. According to a news release, temperatures have warmed enough statewide to... more »

Apple growers put premium on accuracy

Precise cropping of apple trees has become more vital as high density production systems continue to proliferate in the industry. The subject was on center stage at this year’s International Fruit Tree Association’s (IFTA) annual... more »


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