Even as Okanagan Specialty Fruits (OSF) moves ahead with ambitious plans to grow its operations it’s doing so with a dedication to transparency and opening its doors to growers.
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“Know your weeds and have a three-year plan,” said Bernard Zandstra, Michigan State University (MSU) Extension specialist and professor in the Department of Horticulture.
A well thought-out, written plan is the best way to stay on track with a complicated herbicide program.
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A delegation of New York apple growers are on Capitol Hill today meeting with congressional members to highlight critical trade matters affecting the ... more »
Phytelligence was founded in 2012 on work from Washington State University and is perhaps best known for its association with tree fruit.
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As apple-picking begins across the Northeast, some of the region’s leading fruit growers are working together to promote a high standard of growing ... more »
The New York Apple Association (NYAA) estimates 31 million 42-lb. cartons of apples will be harvested from the 2018 crop this fall which is up slightl... more »
The U.S. Apple Association has named a new Chair to lead its Board of Directors. Kaari Stannard, a New York marketer, packer and grower will serve the... more »
There should be plenty of chill hours in store for apple growers, if long-range forecasts in the 2019 Farmers' Almanac are any guide.
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Midwest Apple Improvement Association Executive Director MAIA varieties.
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Midwest Apple Improvement Association (MAIA) Executive Director MAIA1 cultivar, ... watch »
Genetically-modified Arctic apples don’t brown due to oxidation, a trait that U.S. consumers tried for the first time in the fall of 2017.
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Michigan’s apple growers will harvest approximately 28 million bushels (1.176 billion pounds) of apples this year, according to the official crop es... more »