Apples

Arctic apple engineers welcome scrutiny, growers’ help

Even as Okanagan Specialty Fruits (OSF) moves ahead with ambitious plans to grow its operations it’s doing so with a dedication to transparency and opening its doors to growers.

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Modes of action, product solubility key in fall weed control

“Know your weeds and have a three-year plan,” said Bernard Zandstra, Michigan State University (MSU) Extension specialist and professor in the Department of Horticulture.

A well thought-out, written plan is the best way to stay on track with a complicated herbicide program.

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Dec. 1 fresh apple inventories at 103.3 million bushels

The U.S. Apple Association's December 2018 edition of Market News has been released.  This is the second report on the 2018 apple crop.  According ... more »

World apple, pear production drops on China losses

The United States Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service issued its biannual report, published in June and December, including dat... more »

Cosmic Crisp launch to be ‘largest in apple history’

The team that made the popular Pink Lady brand apple a household name is gearing up to make apple history once again, this time with the variety sold ... more »

Conklin woman crowned 2019 Michigan Apple Queen

Celeste LeMieux of Conklin, Michigan, has been crowned the 2019 Michigan Apple Queen. Lauren Freeland of Kent City, Michigan, is first runner-up. L... more »

Arctic apple engineers welcome scrutiny, growers’ help

In a hotel conference room in eastern Washington, Okanagan Specialty Fruits employee Jessica Brady takes two apparently identical yellow apples – on... more »

Illinois seeks entries for the 2019 sweet, hard cider contests

Cider making is starting, so make sure to pull some samples to submit for the 2019 Sweet and Hard Cider Contests. The 30th annual Sweet Apple Cider C... more »

BASF creates a new world of chemistry with new mode of action insecticide

{Sponsored} Growers have a new chemistry on their side in the fight against piercing-sucking insect pests with BASF’s novel mode of action insectic... more »

Crunch Time Apple Growers garner international awards

Crunch Time Apple Growers have won three Silver Davey Awards in the 14th annual contest, as announced by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts. W... more »

Modes of action, product solubility key in fall weed control

A multi-year plan of control is the starting point for fall herbicide applications in tree fruit. The weed control plan should include tank mixing her... more »

British Columbia shows research flair

Many of the cherries grown commercially around the world have had their origins in Summerland, British Columbia. Work continues to develop fruit varie... more »


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