Fruits

Arctic apple engineers welcome scrutiny, growers’ help

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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Modes of action, product solubility key in fall weed control

“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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Vermont apple producers report an excellent crop

One bad apple crop is to be expected occasionally, given Vermont’s frigid northerly climate – but not this year. According to a report in the R... more »

Kissabel, the ‘Red Inside’ apple makes debut at Fruit Attraction

For the first time Kissabel, the new range of apples with colored flesh – from pink to intense red – will have its own showcase at Fruit Attractio... more »

National tour shares up-close look at Cosmic Crisp, WSU hops

Developing the next generation of hops and apples, including the much-anticipated Cosmic Crisp apple, researchers at Washington State University shar... more »

Starr Ranch Growers showcases Juici apple

With a fresh, bold look and exciting new direction, it’s only natural that Wenatchee, Washington-based Starr Ranch Growers would shine its PMA Fresh... more »

New packaging to keep blueberries fresh through supply chain

StePac L.A. Ltd. launches Xflow, a patented, functional, flowpack solution for blueberries as a cost-saving alternative to traditional preformed bulk ... more »

Nourse Farms doubles greenhouse space in Massachusetts

A new chapter is about to begin for the greenhouses at Five Acre Farm in Northfield, Massachusetts, as its sale to Nourse Farms in Whately has bee... more »

Grant supports improving cider industry – ‘Apple to Glass’

Hard apple cider is growing in popularity around the country, and craft ciders from small cideries are the fastest growing segment of that market. Eq... more »

Canada ‘yet to realize’ fruit export potential in Europe

Canada has huge opportunities for fruit exports to Europe that are being left unrealized, despite the opening up of trade between EU countries and the... more »

Apple Annie’s ‘best place in the world to eat apple pie’

Lonely Planet, an international travel guidebook publisher, has recognized Apple Annie's as the best place to eat apple pie in the world. The four-gen... more »

USDA resources help fruit farm stay in family hands

Nestled in the hills of Adams County, Pennsylvania lies a fifth-generation family farm, Boyer Nurseries & Orchards. Purchased in 1900 by the pa... more »


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