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Cornell Cooperative Extension 2021 NYS Tree Fruit Conference Feb. 2-4

The Cornell Cooperative Extension Eastern New York Commercial Horticulture Program and the Lake Ontario Fruit Program will be cooperatively hosting the 2021 Cornell NYS Tree Fruit Conference online from Feb 2-4. Due to COVID-19 limitations... more »

Consumers can choose apples to help stay within new dietary guidelines

The 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines were just released, and they focus on choosing healthy foods and beverages that are rich in nutrients, while staying within individual calorie limits. Shari Steinbach, M.S., R.D. the current low intake of nutrient-rich... more »

Project aims to achieve fruit harvest at almost the same speed as humans

The Japanese fruit tree industry has been experiencing a decreasing number of workers and the aging of the existing workers. NARO, Ritsumeikan University, and DENSO Corp. have been working together in the R&D project of... more »

Washington Apple Commission sends two new types of fruit to Columbia

The Washington Apple Commission, an organization dedicated to promoting the consumption of Washington apples in export markets since 1937, reported on the new promotion of two varieties of apple in the Colombian market to satisfy... more »

Winter Commercial Tree Fruit School webinars offered by Penn State

The Penn State Extension Winter Commercial Tree Fruit School webinars provide an opportunity for growers to learn about the latest innovations, techniques and concerns for managing orchards in Pennsylvania. Sessions will review topics including invasive... more »

Apple growing economics, weed resistance and more at WSU

Each month, Washington State University faculty and Extension experts publish guides informing growers, citizens, and communities about the latest research and best practices. The latest free downloadable Extension guides inform tree fruit and grain growers... more »

EverCrisp apples begin to make their mark in Michigan

Michigan apple lovers have a new variety to get excited about with the EverCrisp, a cross between Honeycrisp and Fuji. This late-season apple stores well and is long-lasting, boasting even better quality coming out of... more »

Arctic apple marketer unveils 2020 harvest video

Okanagan Specialty Fruits developer and grower behind the Arctic apple, has released a video capturing the 2020 harvest. Filmed this past fall, the video, located here, includes an inside look at the processing and packaging of Arctic... more »

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