Apples

Washington Apple Commission reappoints members to board

The Washington Apple Commission has welcomed five reappointed members to the board of directors. The commissioners, who were elected for a three-year term, are: Dave Robison (reappointed) – Grower, District 1 Michael Roche (reappointed) –... more »

CiderCon 2022 to be held in Virginia from Feb. 1-4, 2022

The American Cider Association is pleased to announced that CiderCon 2022 will take place in Richmond, Virginia from Feb. 1-4, 2022. With tours, tastings, educational workshops, demos and more, CiderCon’s return to an in-person event... more »

Aubrey Rasch crowned 2022 Michigan Apple Queen

Aubrey Rasch of Lowell, Michigan, has been crowned the 2022 Michigan Apple Queen. Reaghan Dolphin of Gowen, Michigan, is first runner-up. Rasch is the daughter of Duane and Deborah Rasch, and is a student at... more »

Fresh apple holdings at 100.2 million bushels, 2.6% less than 2020

The U.S. Apple Association has released a revised version of the latest USApple Tracker report. This revised version corrects for significantly overstated processing holdings. While the fresh holdings number did change slightly, the difference is... more »

Wafler Farms: family, fruit, nursery

(This is the final installment in a series of stories focusing on the 60th anniversary of Fruit Growers News.) Great Lakes Fruit Growers News, the forerunner of Fruit Growers News, was regionally-focused during its early... more »

2022 Northwest Michigan Orchard and Vineyard Show set

The 2022 Northwest Michigan Orchard and Vineyard Show is scheduled for Jan. 18-19 at the Grand Traverse Resort in Acme, Michigan. Registration opens at 8 a.m. on Jan. 18 and the cost for both days is $45 in advance and $50... more »

2021 Arctic apple harvest done, includes first Arctic Fuji crop

Okanagan Specialty Fruits announced Nov. 30 it has completed the harvest of its 2021 Arctic apple crop. Arctic apple varieties, which stay orchard fresh longer, are developed and grown by the company on its orchards... more »

Apple exports to India dip 79%; USApple urges tariffs’ removal

Following the start to agricultural trade negotiations last week at the U.S.-India Trade Policy Forum in New Delhi, the U.S. Apple Association said Nov. 30 more needs to be done to ensure U.S. apple growers... more »

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May 2022 issue of Fruit Growers News

IFG adds cherry focus to influence industry progression

Growers feel fertilizer, input cost crunch

Research station trees boosted by Michigan group

Grower, researcher look at the viability of FruitScout

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