Marketing

Mexico Temporarily Suspends Apple Tariffs

Mexico's Ministry of Economy has eliminated Mexico's anti-dumping duty on Red and Golden Delicious apples from the Pacific Northwest, but only temporarily. The ministry will conduct a new anti-dumping investigation, the result of which could... more »

Sweet Cherry Variety Showcase to be July 7 in Michigan

International Plant Management and Michigan State University Extension have combined to sponsor a Sweet Cherry Variety Showcase at Clarksville Horticultural Experiment Station July 7.The showcase will feature a new high tunnel covering a block of... more »

New York Growers Renew Marketing Order

New York state apple growers have decided: They want to stick together.Growers voted 168 to 69 to renew the New York State Apple Marketing Order (AMO), said Steve Greenberg, AMO administrator. The results were announced... more »

California Chooses Ott to Head Apple Commission

The California Apple Commission has chosen Alex Ott to fill the position of executive director, effective April 4.For the last five years, Ott has been director of government relations for the California Grape & Tree... more »

December Apple Holdings up 26 Percent

The 2004 apple crop continues to shine in terms of quantity and quality, both of which are having a noticeable impact on the market. While apple holdings are up over previous years, the industry also... more »

Kenton Kidd Announces Retirement from California Apple Commission

Kenton Kidd, president of the California Apple Commission, has announced his retirement and will officially step down from his role April 1. Kidd has been involved in the industry since the early 1960s. He officially... more »

Stemilt, Pepin Heights Team Up to Market Apples

Two companies, each experts in apple marketing, growing, packing and shipping, are combining their similar backgrounds and separate expertise to promote apple varieties, including Honeycrisp. Stemilt, based in Wenatchee, Wash., and Pepin Heights Orchards, located... more »

Michigan Apple Committee Named New Officers

The Michigan Apple Committee (MAC) has named Bryan Bixby, of Berrien Springs, Mich., as chairman and Julia Hersey, of Casnovia, Mich., as vice chairwoman. At the August board meeting, the seven-member board unanimously voted Bixby... more »

Improved Crop Insurance Program Available to Apple Growers

Growers will have the opportunity to insure 2005 crop apples under a new, improved crop insurance policy, but it is important that decisions are made quickly as the sign up deadline is Nov. 20. The... more »

Michigan Processed Apple Prices Released

The Michigan Processing Apple Growers Marketing Committee has negotiated the following minimum prices for Michigan processing apples for the 2004 apple crop: Jonathan 2-1/2 inches and up $10.25/cwt. Spy and Ida Red 2-1/2 inches and... more »


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