cider

Trials test disease resistance of cider apple varieties

A set of trials at Michigan State University (MSU) is testing cider apples for toughness against scab and fire blight. MSU researcher George Sundin... READ MORE »

Year-round tasting room needs staff, space

An investment in year-round staff and expansion is paying off for Blake Farms in Armada, Michigan. Blake’s Orchard grows 45 different apple varie... READ MORE »

Cidermaker Vander Mill to invest in new machinery

Vander Mill in Grand Rapids, Michigan plans to invest in new cider machinery, with a helping grant from the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rur... READ MORE »

Cider association releases first-ever cider style guidelines

The Portland, Oregon-based United States Association of Cider Makers (USACM) has adopted its first-ever set of cider style guidelines, an effort to as... READ MORE »

Cider apple production faces extensive screening process

The questions about what apples are best to grow for hard cider continue, but Michigan State University (MSU) researchers are screening varieties to t... READ 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 ... READ MORE »

CiderCon 2018 in Baltimore planned by US Association of Cider Makers

The United States Association of Cider Makers (USACM) will host its eighth annual CiderCon conference Jan. 31 – Feb. 2, 2018 at the Waterfront Marr... READ MORE »

WSU Extension adds cider specialist

Washington State University is helping bolster the surging hard cider industry with the hiring of Bri Ewing as a food and fermentation specialist at t... READ MORE »

Cider association elects new members

The United States Association of Cider Makers (USACM) elected new directors and executive leadership at its annual membership conference, CiderCon 201... READ MORE »

Grissom’s Lost Creek Orchards sweeps 2017 Illinois cider contests

The Illinois State Horticulture Society (ISHS) sponsored its 28th annual Illinois and National Sweet Cider Contests and the 15th annual National Hard ... READ MORE »


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