USDA Approves Record-Breaking Purchase of Apples

By |April 29th, 2015|

US Apple Association today issued the following news release:
 Vienna, Va. – April 29, 2015 – The United States [...]

Branching experiment results in more feathers

By |April 22nd, 2015|

Treatments with Promalin or MaxCel put more branches on young apple trees.

Demand is strong for Geneva rootstocks

By |April 16th, 2015|

Nurseries and growers have much to learn about the newer ones.

Keep varieties updated

By |April 15th, 2015|

Orchards need to be renovated to produce the kind of fruit that’s in demand.

Rootstocks under trial

By |April 15th, 2015|

Geneva rootstocks might be less vigorous in Washington.

Apple box label collection is packer’s passion

By |April 15th, 2015|

Bob Price has one of the country’s largest collections of apple box labels.

Honeycrisp is still an enigma

By |April 14th, 2015|

Growers have yet to unlock the horticultural secrets of growing Honeycrisp in a warm climate.

Nova Scotia revisited

By |April 2nd, 2015|

Nova Scotia has earned a reputation for producing the best Honeycrisp apples.

WSU to rerelease WA 2

By |April 2nd, 2015|

WA 2, which stays crisp and improves in flavor, has good potential for late-season sales.

Irrigation management key to growing Honeycrisp

By |April 2nd, 2015|

Honeycrisp trees don’t like excessive water, says veteran Washington tree fruit grower.