Apples

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 targets that researchers with the RosBREED... more

Apple crop forecast in line with averages

This year’s U.S. apple crop is sizing up to be on par with the five-year average, giving industry experts hope for a positive marketing climate. The foreca... more

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USApple joins launch of healthy snacking grant program

The U.S. Apple Association in partnership with the School Nutrition Association and the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture, are ... more »

Michigan Apples to sponsor Halloween events

Michigan Apples will be making appearances at the Detroit Zoo’s Zoo Boo and Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo’s Spooky Zoo events. Zoo Boo will be duri... more »

Nufarm announces its new herbicide, Grapple

Nufarm Americas this week rolled out a new herbicide, Grapple. With the active ingredient rimsulfuron, Grapple offers outstanding broad-spectrum pr... more »

Labels for Pindar GT herbicide granted for Southeast

Pindar GT herbicide by Dow AgroSciences is now registered for use on bearing apples and peaches in the Carolinas, and apples in Virginia. Fruit pr... more »

Marathon finishers to receive Michigan apples

Michigan apples will be distributed at the finish line of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon for the second year. The Michigan Apple Committee (MAC... more »

Mexican fruit growers claim U.S. smuggling in apples

A news organization in Mexico is reporting the Union of Fruit Growers for the State of Chihuahua says 200 tons of U.S. Golden Delicious apples were sm... more »

USApple asks: How do you #AppleADay?

How do you like your daily apple? Do you slice a crisp Fuji at lunchtime and dip it in a side of nut butter? Perhaps you end your day on a sweet note ... more »

Trevor Nichols Research Center Field Day

A Sept. 26 field day at Michigan State University's Trevor Nichols Research Center focussed on pesticides and organic pest treatments for challenges s... more »

Governor declares October Michigan Apple Month

To recognize the importance of the Michigan Apple industry, Gov. Rick Snyder has declared October Michigan Apple Month. With more than 11.3 million ... more »

Cider association releases first-ever cider style guidelines

The Portland, Oregon-based United States Association of Cider Makers (USACM) has adopted its first-ever set of cider style guidelines, an effort to as... more »


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