Apples

Retail debut of EverCrisp earning ‘early fans’

The new apple hit select grocers’ shelves in November 2017.

RosBREED 2 halfway toward improved parent plants

Apple cultivars with ancient genetic resistance to the industry’s scourge of fire blight, and peaches with a consumer-friendly texture are just two of many ta... more

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Retail debut of EverCrisp earning ‘early fans’

EverCrisp is enjoying a successful commercial debut according to a news release from its developer, the Midwest Apple Improvement Association (MAIA).... more »

USApple: Jan. 1 holdings up 12 percent at 115.8 million bushels

U.S. Apple Association has released its third report on the 2017 apple crop. According to the survey, this year’s fresh apple holdings on Jan. 1, 20... more »

Grondine to guide USApple consumer health, media relations

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="298"] Tracy Grondine[/caption] Tracy Grondine joins U.S. Apple Association (USApple) on Jan. 22 as the assoc... more »

Hard Cider Offers New Avenue for Gold Coast Farms

Scott Phelps, owner of Gold Coast Farms, explains what it's like growing apples for hard cider and the partnership with Virtue Cider. ... watch »

Jet Harvest Solutions hires Pacific Northwest sales rep

[caption id="attachment_16469" align="alignright" width="229"] Matt Ohl Photo: Jet Harvest[/caption] Florida-based ag products company Jet Harvest ... more »

Meijer voluntarily recalls some products containing apples

As a result of the Fresh-Pak Inc. recall, Meijer is announcing a voluntary recall of select Meijer brand packaged products due to sliced apples within... more »

MSU apple harvesting/sorting system evolving

Researchers at Michigan State University (MSU) say they remain on track in developing an in-orchard harvesting aid/ sorting machine that could prove t... more »

Interpoma China is ready for the second edition

The first Interpoma China was termed a success, offering the international exhibitors that followed Interpoma the opportunity to familiarize themselve... more »

Listeria risk prompts apple recall by Jack Brown Produce

Sparta, Michigan’s Jack Brown Produce has recalled Gala, Fuji, Golden Delicious and Honeycrisp shipped under the Apple Ridge brand from Dec. 11 to D... more »

New York state confirms finding of spotted lanternfly

The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets has confirmed that the spotted lanternfly invasive insect has been found for the first time... more »


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