Apples

T&G Global commercializes first climate-change resistant apple variety

The apple is the first to be launched from the Hot Climate Program, a global pan-industry breeding program, focused on the long-term sustainability of apple production in a changing climate. Peter Landon-Lane, T&G Global’s Director... more »

Industry applauds inclusion of apples in Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

The U.S. Apple Association is lauding the USDA's July 9 inclusion of apples in its Coronavirus Food Assistance Program. USApple issued the following statement: The U.S. Apple Association is extremely pleased with the correction issued... more »

Newly discovered pathogen in NY apples causes bitter rot disease

In a study of New York state apple orchards, Cornell University plant pathologists have identified a new fungal pathogen that causes bitter rot disease in apples. In addition, a second related fungus known to cause... more »

San Jose Scale crawler emergence beginning in Michigan tree fruit

Concerns of San Jose scale damage on many Michigan tree fruits have grown as pest management programs have changed in recent years. This pest has traditionally been a pest of apples as it causes direct,... more »

Marrone Bio Innovations: Regalia seen as top biofungicide brand in California

Davis, California-based Marrone Bio Innovations Inc., a sustainable bioprotection and plant health solutions, announced June 24 that its flagship biofungicide, Regalia, holds more than 25%  market share* of the foliar biofungicide segment in California; outperforming... more »

Spotted lanternfly could be the next invasive species to threaten Michigan ag

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is asking the public to be on the lookout for spotted lanternfly, an invasive insect with the potential to seriously affect Michigan’s agriculture and natural resources. According... more »

Global apple market reached $78M; set to continue moderate growth

IndexBox has just published a new report: 'World - Apple - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights'. Here is a summary of the report's key findings. The global apple market was finally on the rise... more »

Chelan Fresh’ Rockit apples now available year-round

Rockit miniature apples will now be available year-round, Chelan Fresh announced recently. Due to growing consumer demand for Rockit apples, Chelan Fresh launched a large-scale marketing campaign to showcase Rockit apples’ qualities, according to a... more »


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