Apples

Northeast orchards launch 2019 season with Eco certification

A network of farmers dedicated to finding the most ecological way to grow top quality fruit in the Northeast have certified over 1,400 acres of apples and stone fruit for the 2019 season. The partnership,... more »

USDA-ARS offers public tour of its grape, apple and cherry collection

The public is invited to get an insider’s view of the USDA-ARS germplasm repository at Cornell AgriTech in Geneva, New York, on Sept. 21 from 9-11 a.m. Attendees will be guided by experts from the... more »

Washington apple industry debuts new educational video series

A new video series from the Washington Apple Commission shares an inside look at the Washington apple industry to educate consumers, international trade and retailers. The series is divided into nine segments highlighting Trade, Technology,... more »

Rockit Global receives the 2019 Asia Fruit Award

Marketer of miniature apples Rockit Global on Sept. 3 won marketing campaign of the year during the Asia Fruit Awards at in Hong Kong. The awards were presented by Asia Fruit Logistica, the leading continental... more »

Ontario growers find niche in climate, market advantages

Ontario’s tree fruit growers know how to take advantage of being located next to one of the best marketplaces in North America. Toronto is the largest city in Canada and the fourth-largest city in North... more »

New England apple crop expected to be at least average

New England expects an average to above-average 2019 apple crop in most locations. The season has been running a little behind schedule at many orchards due to the long, hot summer, but the recent arrival... more »

BREAKING: Apple growers brace for new round of Chinese tariffs

U.S. apple growers are bracing for another round of retaliatory tariffs from China, the U.S. Apple Association said today. The country has said it will begin unleashing new tariffs on a wide range of U.S.... more »

U.S. Apple Association unveils new logo

The Falls Church, Virginia-based U.S. Apple Association on Aug. 27 unveiled its new logo. The visual identity embodies USApple’s mission to be the unifying voice of the apple industry, while giving a fresh, appealing new... more »


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