Apples

Seasonal tree fruit updates at the revised Penn IPM hotline

Penn State Extension has announced a major revision to its 1-800 PENN IPM hotline to better serve the horticultural and agricultural community. Callers may now select from a greater number of integrated pest management and... more »

Michigan apple growers respond to crises with resilience

For generations, farmers have dedicated their lives to producing food day in and day out, to feed their neighbors, friends, strangers.  Through good and bad times, people always need food, and farmers continue to work... more »

Record number of apples in storage, according to USApple report

The June 2020 edition of the U.S. Apple Association's Market News was released June 5 by Mark W.Seetin, USApple's director of regulatory & Industry Affairs.  This is the eighth and final report on the 2019... more »

Computer modeling drives precision bloom thinning in apple orchards

This spring, New York apple growers are applying the results of computer modeling-based orchard management research funded by the Northern New York Agricultural Development Program (NNYADP) to more precisely manage their orchard thinning practices with... more »

New York Apple Association earns Gold and Silver Telly Awards

The New York Apple Association’s (NYAA) series of videos featuring New York apple growers and Kelly Springer, registered dietitian for NYAA have won two prestigious Telly awards. The New York Apple Association is pushing the... more »

Jim Allen, former president and CEO of New York Apple Association, retiring

Jim Allen, vice president of marketing for New York Apple Sales, will be retiring on June 26. Allen has been with NYAS since February 2017. According to a news release, Allen has been in the... more »

New Zealand’s newest apple variety is a hit with Chinese consumers

New Zealand’s largest organic apple producer cannot keep up with the Chinese demand for New Zealand’s newest apple, Dazzle. According to a news release, Bostock New Zealand owner John Bostock said Dazzle is the best... more »

MSU’s George Sundin says fire blight risk very high in Michigan

Temperatures over the past several days, from May 20 to 22, 2020, have been in the 60s and could have allowed the initial buildup of the fire blight pathogen. Forecast temperatures in the low to... more »


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