Apples

Juici, Koru apples going backstage with Lady Gaga

Juici and Kuru, new apples from Wenatchee, Washington-based Starr Ranch Growers, are headed to Vegas and will be served backstage to the performers at Enigma, a concert residency held at the Park Theater, Park MGM,... more »

The Cosmic Crisp, Washington’s own long-awaited apple, lands in stores

Cosmic Crisps have landed. Hailed as the first apple to be developed in the state of Washington and backed by a massive marketing rollout, the new apples are arriving in grocery stores, ready for lunchboxes... more »

Washington state apples’ license plate proposed

The Washington Apple Commission is proposing a new Washington specialty license plate to celebrate Washington apples, the state’s leading agricultural commodity and support the Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF). The revenue generated from sales of... more »

USApple: Total apples in storage 17% above 2018 levels

The December 2019 edition of the U.S. Apple Association's Market News has been released.  This is the second report on the 2019 apple crop – and the first edition with a newly designed format that... more »

Victoria Wittenbach crowned 2020 Michigan Apple Queen

Victoria Wittenbach of Belding, Michigan, has been crowned the 2020 Michigan Apple Queen. Sarah Rasch of Grand Rapids, Michigan, is first runner-up. Wittenbach is the daughter of Michael and Marnie Wittenbach, and is a student... more »

Penn State offers self-paced courses on planning, establishing orchard

The completion of apple harvest brings the opportunity to begin planning new orchards with exciting new cultivars and rootstocks. Penn State Extension now offers two online courses on best practices for planning and establishing orchards.... more »

Washington state launching its first Apple Week

The Washington Apple Commission is launching the first worldwide Washington Apple Week Dec 1-6, celebrating the high-quality apples grown in the state. The global celebration across 14 countries will feature the exclusive campaign “From Our... more »

Stemilt Growers among those honored at Washington state volunteer event

On Nov. 21, the Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) hosted its annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast to pay tribute to the over 150 volunteers that contributed to WAEF and its students this year. Collectively, volunteers reviewed... more »


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