CMI Orchards releases Flavogram, a ‘new way of experiencing apples’

Wenatchee, Washington-based CMI Orchards has released a new program, Flavogram, to help consumers compare apples to apples. Flavogram is a tasting guide that describes the flavor journey of each apple from the first bite to... more »

USApple: Total number of apples in storage on March 1 is 8% less than year ago

The U.S. Apple Association's March 2021 edition of Market News has been released. This is the fifth report on the 2020 apple crop. According to the survey, this year's fresh apple holdings on March 1,... more »

Can computerized modeling drive precision bloom thinning?

The latest apple research results from the farmer-driven Northern New York Agricultural Development Program evaluate how well computerized modeling programs help growers determine when to begin thinning the bloom in their orchards. Three commercial apple... more »

Okanagan Specialty Fruits announces staff promotions for 2021

Summerland, British Columbia-based Okanagan Specialty Fruits, developer and grower behind the Arctic apple, announced March 8 a line of staff changes and promotions in 2021 at the VP and manager level. Jenn Armen - VP of... more »

Boyer Orchards goes from side business to award winner in three generations

Western Pennsylvania’s Boyer Orchards LLC was the side business of a steelworker in the late 1950s, but fast forward a couple of generations and his sons and grandsons are employed at a farm operation honored... more »

Potential apple maggot quarantine for Okanogan County is meeting topic

A meeting regarding a potential apple maggot quarantine for Washington states Okanogan County is set for Marc 3 from 1:30-3 p.m. PST. In 2020, Washington State Department of Agriculture... more »

Senstar insecticide effective against woolly apple aphid, pear psylla, others

Valent USA's new insecticide Senstar is being marketed to apple and pear growers as an effective treatment for such pests as woolly aphid, mealybugs and pear psylla. Senstar... more »

Total number of fresh apples in storage on Feb. 1 were 8.2% less than year ago

The U.S. Apple Association has released its February 2021 edition of Market News. This is the fourth report on the 2020 apple crop. According to the survey, this year's fresh apple holdings on Feb.1, 2021,... more »

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FGN’s 60th Anniversary: Tree fruit rootstocks evolve over decades

Pear rootstocks for replant in presence of armillaria

Cover crops show effects on iron deficiency in pear

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Technology highlights at IFTA show commercial potential

Autonomous sprayer available for orchards

Hybrid use puts Regev in ‘game-changer’ mode

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National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Through good times and bad, neighbors help each other

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