Fruits

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 »

World Pear Day returns Dec. 4

Pear Bureau Northwest is launching the sixth edition of its annual World Pear Day on Dec. 4. Taking place the first Saturday of December, this year’s World Pear Day will give consumers around the world... more »

Red-fleshed: The science behind an uncommon apple breed

Deep in Oregon's Hood River Valley, a few select farms grow a rare cultivar of apples that look no different than most conventional varieties on the outside. This apple's taut skin is an amalgamation of... more »

Grapevine trunk disease management in dormant period viewed

Join the Eastern Viticulture and Enology Forum on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 3-4:30 p.m. ET, for the webinar "Advances in Grapevine Trunk Disease Management in the Dormant Period." This timely webinar occurs at the beginning of the... more »

Penn State grape, wine team seeks input from wine producers

Penn State University researchers and Extension educators are developing an online module that will provide users with information on statewide cultivar-specific trends in grape production, wine production, and sales in Pennsylvania. To create this module,... more »

Project evaluates food safety challenges of blueberry harvesting

Through an anonymous survey, researchers are seeking a better understanding of current cleaning and sanitation methods used on blueberry harvest containers and machine harvesters. Based on the survey results and with the help of a... more »

Washington Apple Week marks ‘grown with goodness’ theme

The Washington Apple Commission announced that Nov. 27-Dec. 5 will be the third annual celebration of Washington Apple Week. The global event will span 15 countries and feature activities to connect consumers with the source... more »

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