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USApple selects 2019 Young Apple Leaders

The U.S. Apple Association (USApple) today announced its class of 2019 Young Apple Leaders. Twenty-two accomplished and aspiring young women and men were selected by the organization to join with, and learn from, USApple leaders... more »

Lodi Grape Day has full list of winegrape topics

The Lodi (California) Winegrape Commission will hold its 67th annual Lodi Grape Day in conjunction with University of California Extension and the Lodi Chamber of  Commerce's Agribusiness Committee. For over 65 years, the Agribusiness Committee... more »

‘Duke’ of Michigan winegrapes retires

Michigan fruit growers took a long lunch Tuesday, Jan. 15, celebrating the career of "Duke" Elsner, who advised winegrape growers for decades years in the fast-growing industry. Elsner retired from his full-time work with Michigan... more »

Lake County North Coast pear meeting planned in California

The University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) invites growers and others involved in the North Coast pear industry to attend the 2019 North Coast Pear Research Meeting to be held Tuesday, Feb. 5 from 8... more »

Inaugural Global Grape Summit set in London this June

The first-ever edition of the Global Grape Summit will take place in London later this year, bringing together leading table grape players from around the world to address the most important topics in the rapidly... more »

Three Washington tree fruit companies acquired by N.C. firm

Three large Washington tree fruit companies have been acquired by a North Carolina firm. International Farming Corporation (IFC), a North Carolina asset management firm focused on the agricultural sector, said in a released statement Jan.... more »

Interpoma China: New location Shanghai for the third edition

The Chinese market is getting more and more attractive for the apple sector:  China is the first producer in the world, with 44 million tons, and has an ever-increasing need to innovate the methods of... more »

Natural habitats, bee diversity aids better apple production

A Cornell-led study, published Jan. 18 in the journal Science, shows that apple orchards surrounded by agricultural lands are visited by a less diverse collection of bee species than orchards surrounded by natural habitats. In turn,... more »


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