Apples

USApple publishes pollinator BMPs for apples

The U.S. Apple Association released March 21 its new publication, Pollinator Best Management Practices for Apples. The publication, created in partnership with the Honey Bee Health Coalition, can be viewed and downloaded here. Apples are an... more »

CMI Orchards gets EFI certification on apples, cherries and pears  

Equitable Food Initiative, the workforce development and certification organization that partners with growers, farmworkers, retailers and consumer advocacy groups, recently announced that CMI Orchards of Washington state had achieved its first EFI certification. More than... more »

American Cider Association welcomes new certified pommeliers

The American Cider Association (ACA) has named nine new cider experts that have passed the Certified Pommelier exam taken in February at CiderCon 2022 in Richmond, Virginia. Newly Certified Pommeliers are: Matthew Ostrander of Ibantik... more »

Interpoma award to focus on water management in apple orchards

Interpoma, the only international trade show dedicated to apples, will return to the Fiera Bolzano Exhibition Center from Nov. 17-19 with an even greater focus on sustainability. Innovative technologies that can be used to optimize... more »

Modern apple rootstocks evaluated in Mid-Atlantic

A discussion held during the recent Mid-Atlantic Fruit & Vegetable Convention regarding apple rootstock selections pinpointed some preferences of regional growers. The panelists taking part in the Feb. 1 discussion moved away from assessing the... more »

Apples in storage at 95.8 million bushels, 0.8% more than last March

The U.S. Apple Association has released its latest edition of the USAppleTracker. According to the survey results, the total number of apples in storage on March 1, 2022, was 95.8 million bushels, 0.8 percent more... more »

Accede plant growth regulator ready to extend thinning window for apples

Valent U.S.A. announced March 9 the EPA registration of Accede Plant Growth Regulator Liquid Concentrate, which offers apple growers a new tool to chemically thin apples for effective crop load management. Accede expands the chemical thinning... more »

FirstFruits Farms market apples through ‘A Taste of Luck’ campaign

FirstFruits Farms, a recognized leader in the apple industry, announces the launch of “A Taste of Luck” campaign to coincide with the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day holiday on March 17. With promotable volumes of high-quality... more »

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