Nurseries fund East Malling research

By |June 18th, 2014|

INN will provide funding for rootstock development.

Consumers rate Cosmic Crisp (WA 38)

By |June 18th, 2014|

After the apples had been stored for several months, consumers preferred the taste and texture of WA 38 over Honeycrisp.

Good, better, best? The quest for better apple rootstocks

By |June 18th, 2014|

There is likely not a “best” apple rootstock, though the replant-tolerant Geneva rootstocks (G.41, G.214, G.935, G.210, G.30, G.890) [...]

Building for the apple boom

By |June 17th, 2014|

Washington’s apple production has ramped up faster than expected.

High demand for trees

By |June 17th, 2014|

There seems to be no letup in growers’ desire to plant more apple trees.

More varieties on the way

By |June 9th, 2014|

Higher-quality apples should increase consumption and expand trade.

Breeding becomes more efficient

By |June 9th, 2014|

Genetic markers are available for predicting many fruit traits, but nothing can replace the human palate.

Beyond Honeycrisp

By |June 5th, 2014|

Several new varieties are coming to market with high expectations.

Bill Schultz, Young Grower from Mattawan, Michigan

By |June 3rd, 2014|

age / 32
crops / apples, cherries, peaches, grapes, asparagus, and sweet corn
business / Schultz Fruitridge Farms, Inc. [...]

SweeTango’s saga

By |May 29th, 2014|

New apples don’t come with owner’s manuals.