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 [...]

Tastefully written: Author takes us on a tour of apples

By |September 30th, 2014|

Apples of Uncommon Character is aimed at general readers, but growers too will enjoy Jacobsen’s comments about the apple’s history and enduring appeal.

New Zealand apple Koru finds fans

By |September 30th, 2014|

Koru brand apples will be produced in Washington and New York.

Good to the core

By |September 26th, 2014|

I find myself consumed with the details in this issue’s cover — a brilliant painting by Cleveland artist Brooke [...]

Retirements reduce Cornell’s tall spindle apple team

By |September 15th, 2014|

Stephen Hoying, Alison DeMarree both joined program in 1982.

From Paris to pears

By |September 15th, 2014|

Once a top Dior sales rep, Gordy Sato tops the pools with his pears.