Apples

Tree fruit honorees: IFTA recognizes individuals

The International Fruit Tree Association (IFTA) has recognized individuals for their contributions to the horticulture industry. At IFTA’s Feb. 14 business meeting and awards session during the organization’s 67th conference in Yakima, Washington, the association... more »

Michigan fruit update released

Michigan State University (MSU) has released a seasonal fruit production update. An April 16 email outlined updates on fruit crops in a variety of regions, including Southeast, West central, Grand Rapids and Southwest Michigan.  ... more »

2024 Michigan Fruit Management Guide available

The Michigan Fruit Management Guide has been released by Michigan State University (MSU) Extension. This year’s version of the Michigan Fruit Management Guide has been released by Michigan State University (MSU) Extension. The Michigan Fruit... more »

Proper maintenance aids orchard irrigation systems: Rivulis

Planning is key for running efficient irrigation systems. In the world of farming, investing in orchards and permanent crops is like planting seeds for long-term success — think a decade or even up to 50... more »

April apple storage up

Fresh and processing apple inventories are reported higher this April from the previous April, according to an April 10 report from the U.S. Apple Association. Every state except for Michigan and West Virginia reported storage... more »

WSU contest to name apple cultivar

For more than 20 years, Washington State University’s (WSU) newest apple has been known by a mix of numbers and initials. It's now time for apple lovers to give WA 64 a name. An online... more »

Early season reminders for grower application timings

Because there have been starts and stops to the Michigan’s 2024 field season due to weather, Michigan State University Extension reminds growers to be on top of management decisions as phenological stages are likely to... more »

USApple webinar: little spring weather concern

As spring blooms move into the summer months, temperatures, drought, storms and potential late freezes can keep growers on their toes. Though high temperatures can be a concern, apple growers in the major U.S. growing... more »

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