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
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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The origins of the modern apple lie with the world’s number one-producing nation of apples – China – and a particular strain of apple found on t... more »
Michigan’s apple industry will donate a truckload of apples to Houston and surrounding communities for Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts, the Michi... more »
Washington State University's Sunrise Orchard in Rock Island, Washington, will be the setting from 3 p.m.-5 p.m. for a fall for a fall field ... more »
A focus on tree fruit excellence, innovation and success was brought to life in July during the International Fruit Tree Association’s (IFTA) 2017 M... more »
New York really is the Big Apple and the state’s apple growers are now demonstrating why, as pickers statewide begin harvesting a forecasted 28.0 mi... more »
The Rave is described as a successor to the Honeycrisp.
This new apple variety is the result of a pairing of the popular Honeycrisp apple and the M... more »
Riveridge has expanded with the opening of Riveridge Cider Co., a 17,400-square-foot facility cold pressing and bottling blended fresh apple cider as ... more »
Technical assistance and outreach funded by the farmer-driven Northern New York Agricultural Development Program is informing commercial apple growers... more »
Fruit trees abound in Seattle, Washington and its surrounding metro areas — and that’s a sweet opportunity for its community members to that nearb... more »
A field day offering tips on production of WA 38 (Cosmic Crisp) apple fruit quality will be Sept. 27 from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Washington State Univ... more »