Apples

RosBREED 2 halfway toward improved parent plants

Apple cultivars with ancient genetic resistance to the industry’s scourge of fire blight, and peaches with a consumer-friendly texture are just two of many targets that researchers with the RosBREED... more

Apple crop forecast in line with averages

This year’s U.S. apple crop is sizing up to be on par with the five-year average, giving industry experts hope for a positive marketing climate. The foreca... more

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New York Apple Association announces ‘Team 2017’

Fishers, New York-based New York Apple Association (NYAA) President and CEO Cynthia Haskins will direct the association’s ac... more »

Asia’s apple industry gathers at Interpoma China

Two thousand people attended the first Interpoma China Congress & Exhibition at the Weihai International Exhibition & Conference Center on the... more »

2017 Fruit Crop Guesstimate shows frost impact

The 2017 Fruit Crop Guesstimate, presented by Fruit Growers News and the Michigan Frozen Food Packers Association, offered a new educational experienc... more »

Phytelligence secures $6.95 million in new funding

Seattle-based Phytelligence, an agricultural biotechnology company,  announced July 5 the first closing of $6.95 million dollars of a total potential... more »

Rockit apple wins supreme export award

Miniature apple grower and exporter Rockit Global has been crowned ExportNZ, Hawke’s Bay ASB Exporter of the Year. Rockit Global has the internat... more »

Growers seek best way to supply fruit to cidery market

Hard cider production is up nationwide, and it seems like you can’t turn anywhere without running into another story about the demand for apples to ... more »

Phytelligence partners with Cornell to grow Geneva rootstocks

Phytelligence, a platform agricultural biotechnology company, has announced a collaboration with Cornell University to test, store and grow new and ... more »

Line trapping: a promising method for more accurate pest monitoring

It’s easy to think of a pheromone trap as a lure, putting out a scent and waiting for insects to come rolling in. But insects aren’t sharks;... more »

Montedoro new marketing director at Crunch Time Apple Growers

Wolcott, New York-based Crunch Time Apple Growers has named Rena Montedoro as the organization’s director of marketing. [caption id="" align="a... more »

Crop load, better nutrient management curb bitter pit

Multiple years of studies in Pennsylvania grower orchards are providing additional clues for managing Honeycrisp in the orchard to prevent bitter pit ... more »


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