Apples

Accede plant growth regulator ready to extend thinning window for apples

Valent U.S.A. announced March 9 the EPA registration of Accede Plant Growth Regulator Liquid Concentrate, which offers apple growers a new tool to chemically thin apples for effective crop load management. Accede expands the chemical thinning... more »

FirstFruits Farms market apples through ‘A Taste of Luck’ campaign

FirstFruits Farms, a recognized leader in the apple industry, announces the launch of “A Taste of Luck” campaign to coincide with the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day holiday on March 17. With promotable volumes of high-quality... more »

‘Organic Management of Postharvest Decays’ webinar planned

Washington State University (WSU) Tree Fruit Extension will hold a webinar titled "Organic Management of Postharvest Decays on March 9. The event will take place at 8:30 am. Pacific. Participants will learn about best management... more »

Georgian Bay, Ontario, area grower named Golden Apple Award winner

A third-generation apple grower from the Georgian Bay area is this year’s UPL Golden Apple Award winner. The award was presented to Tom Ferri on Feb. 22 at the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association... more »

Effects of summer heat event on PNW tree fruit session topic

The Okanagan Horticultural Advisor's Group and British Columbia (BC) Fruit Growers' Association are sponsoring an upcoming seminar and discussion series  "Feeling the Heat: Effects of the Summer Heat Event on Tree Fruit in the Pacific... more »

Automated fruit picking system named Agrifuture Concept Winner 2022

Kubota Corp. and President and Representative Director Yuichi Kitao were honored as Agrifuture Concept Winner 2022 at Agritechnica, a large farm machinery exhibition. The winning concept; automated fruit picking system developed jointly with Tevel Aerobotics... more »

Michigan Craft Beverage Council names 13 recipients of 2022 research grants

The Michigan Craft Beverage Council (MCBC) has announced 13 projects will receive funding through its 2022 research grant program. MCBC recommended $335,000 in project support for research and education, advancing agricultural inputs for craft beer,... more »

USApple announces 2022 NextGen Apple Fellowship Class

The U.S. Apple Association announced Feb. 15 the 2022 class of its new emerging leader program, the NextGen Apple Fellowship. Six fellows from across the country were chosen to participate in the 2022 class. The... more »

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