Richard Lehnert

Mike Wade is new chair of U.S. Apple Association

By |August 26th, 2015|

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The U.S. Apple Association added several new members to its directorship in August.

The chairmanship moved from Mark Nicholson, from Red

Growers transition to fresh market apples

By |August 24th, 2015|

Growers are moving from processing to fresh apple varieties, but it takes time.

U.S. apple growers expect smaller crop

By |August 21st, 2015|

USApple estimate at 234 million; down about 41 million from 2014

First day observations from the U.S. Apple outlook conference

By |August 20th, 2015|

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Richard Lehnert, Good Fruit Grower associate editor, is attending the U.S. Apple Association crop outlook conference in Chicago and wrote

Processed apples have a future

By |August 20th, 2015|

While fresh is all the rage, processing varieties won’t disappear overnight—and maybe never.

Researchers honored at Hort Science conference

By |August 19th, 2015|

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Four postharvest physiologists fared well in early August, gaining recognition for their work during the American Society for Horticultural Science

SnapDragon lacks vigor

By |August 11th, 2015|

New variety has a snappy flavor, but is no dragon when it comes to tree growth.

Intrexon buys biological insect control company, Oxitec

By |August 10th, 2015|

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Intrexon Corporation, of Germantown, Maryland, a company that describes itself as involved in synthetic biology, has agreed to buy Oxitec,

Magic water

By |August 3rd, 2015|

Electrolyzed water is making waves in storage and packing house sanitation.

Peaches in Florida

By |July 21st, 2015|

Citrus growers are diversifying into peaches.

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