New heirloom apple discovery pack showcases eco-friendly packaging

A network of Eco-certified orchards in the Northeast is taking their commitment to environmentally progressive practices to a new level with the introduction of an innovative eco-friendly apple package, just in time for the holidays.... more »

Total number of apples in storage 10% less than last Nov. 1

The November 2020 edition of Market News has been released by Mark Seetin, director of regulatory and industry affairs for the U.S. Apple Association.  This is the first report on the 2020 apple crop. According... more »

New Orchard Field Guide from the Penn State Extension tree fruit team

During strategic planning sessions addressing pandemic priorities, the Penn State Extension tree fruit team identified the need for a full-color pocket guide to assist growers in identifying and managing tree fruit diseases, pests and physiological... more »

CMI Orchards is WAEF Volunteer Organization of the Year

Wenatchee, Washington-based CMI Orchards has been announced as the 2020 Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) Volunteer Organization of the Year. Annually, the non-profit WAEF recognizes an organization for their efforts to make a difference through... more »

Spotted lanternfly found in Jefferson County, Ohio

A population of the invasive spotted lanternfly (SLF) has been found in Mingo Junction just south of Steubenville, Ohio, along the Ohio River. The initial report came from a resident who spotted a dead adult... more »

Ambrosia Gold apples deliver ‘Midas touch’ for category performance

After more than a decade of robust category performance in the U.S., Wenatchee, Washington-based Ambrosia continues to hold its position as one of America’s favorite apples. Hungry shoppers can seek out Ambrosia year-round in more... more »

Kevin Maloney: Developing seriously good apples at Cornell AgriTech

Kevin Maloney is a research specialist who works in the apple breeding program at Cornell AgriTech, part of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Maloney has worked on the Geneva campus for 35 years, where he... more »

Michigan farm ordered to stop processing, selling cider due to mill conditions

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) has ordered Pica Farms, located at 64205 66th St., in Hartford, to stop all cider production and distribution (retail and wholesale) due to insanitary conditions that... more »

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