Expect to wait for cider apple trees

By |October 2nd, 2014|

Most major nurseries don’t carry cider apples in their inventories.

The hard trials of growing cider apples

By |October 1st, 2014|

Be prepared for a large investment and modest yields.

Worldwide apple crop looking big

By |October 1st, 2014|

China is expecting record harvest.

An early Honeycrisp debuts

By |October 1st, 2014|

A new strain ripens three weeks earlier than the standard Honeycrisp.

Line built specially for Rainiers

By |October 1st, 2014|

Chelan Fruit Cooperative, one of the largest packers of Rainier cherries in Washington State, built a new packing facility [...]

Online cherry promotion earns campaign of the year honor

By |October 1st, 2014|

Northwest Cherry Growers and two Chinese online retailers, Fruitday and Tmall, have received Asia Fruit Logistica’s Marketing Campaign of [...]

East Malling appoints French researcher

By |October 1st, 2014|

East Malling Research in Kent, England, has appointed physiologist Dr. Julien Lecourt to lead research into optimizing efficiency, yields, [...]

Scientists join Summerland Varieties Corporation board

By |October 1st, 2014|

Two retired Agriculture and Agri-foods Canada scientists have been appointed to the board of the Summerland Varieties Corporation (previously [...]

Nicholson is named new chair of U.S. Apple Association

By |October 1st, 2014|

Mark Nicholson of Red Jacket Orchards in Geneva, New York, has succeeded Chris Britton of Modesto, California, as chair [...]

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    Jessica & Sara Ecker, Young Growers from Trempealeau, Wisconsin

Jessica & Sara Ecker, Young Growers from Trempealeau, Wisconsin

By |September 30th, 2014|

ages / (Jess, on left in photo) 33, (Sara, on right in photo) 30
crops / Apples, blueberries, and [...]