Apples

Fruit brands to be presented at Asia Fruit Logistica

Dazzle, Jazz and Envy apples will be among some of the biggest brands promoted at the Asia Fruit Logistica expo, which runs Sept. 4-6 in Hong Kong with exhibitors from some 42 different countries. BayWa... more »

Gavel passes to new USApple board chair

The U.S. Apple Association has named a new chair to lead its board of directors.  Jeff Colombini, a third-generation California grower and tree fruit business owner, will serve the 2019-20 term. Colombini is president of... more »

Michigan apple growers expect average-sized harvest

The official crop estimate of 25.25 million bushels (1.06 billion pounds) of apples was announced today at the USApple Outlook meeting in Chicago. The 2019 crop estimate is on par with the average Michigan Apple... more »

US. trade policy outlined at USApple conference

Free, fair and reciprocal trade for U.S. agriculture was the resounding message Aug. 23 from Agriculture Under Secretary Ted McKinney at the U.S. Apple Association’s 2019 Outlook and Marketing Conference in Chicago. McKinney spoke at the... more »

BREAKING: 2018 US apple crop estimate – 247.7 million bushels

The U.S. Apple Association has announced its estimate of the size of the 2019 U.S. crop: 247.7 million bushels. The estimate was given during USApple’s annual Crop Outlook and... more »

Apple exports, value down for 2018 crop, says USApple

Apple exports for the 2018 crop were down 27% from the previous year, said the U.S. Apple Association Aug. 22 at the organization’s annual Crop and Outlook Marketing Conference. The value of apple exports fell... more »

Convertible cover for protected apple cultivation unveiled

What is a way of protecting apple cultivation from pests and fungal diseases while reducing the use of pesticides as much as possible? Researchers at Wageningen University & Research in the Netherlands may have developed an... more »

Nova Scotia apple industry gets research funding

Last week, Canadian officials announced funding for the Nova Scotia Fruit Growers' Association (NSFGA) for research to improve the production and storage of high-quality apples. An investment of up to $384,490 from the federal AgriScience Program... more »


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