Richard Lehnert

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.

Retirements reduce Cornell’s tall spindle apple team

By |September 15th, 2014|

Stephen Hoying, Alison DeMarree both joined program in 1982.

Chilled by ICE

By |September 12th, 2014|

Immigration and Customs Enforcement activity is relentless.

Eastern growers plant new pear

By |September 3rd, 2014|

Canadians are planting fire blight-resistant Harovin Sundown at high densities using biaxis trees.

New Michigan commission signs agreement with university

By |August 28th, 2014|

Michigan growers pledge their money in return for assurances.

Large crops impact pricing for processing apples

By |August 28th, 2014|

The prospect of Washington State’s record apple crop, with more than 20 million bushels of sort-outs, is having an [...]

Apple crop is big worldwide

By |August 28th, 2014|

United States apple growers are harvesting a big crop—the third largest ever—but that’s a small part of the big [...]

Processors agree to price schedule for Michigan apples

By |August 20th, 2014|

The Michigan Processing Apple Growers marketing committee has negotiated minimum apple prices with six apple processors.

The prices are $12.50 [...]

GMO debate rages

By |August 18th, 2014|

Deregulation process misses a key point, critics say, claiming GMOs are not substantially equivalent.