New Developments

24 lucky Cosmic Crisp winners

By |October 8th, 2014|

Washington State University has announced the winners of a drawing held to decide who will be able to purchase [...]

Cider demand outstrips supply

By |October 2nd, 2014|

It takes the right fruit to produce good hard cider.

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.

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 [...]

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, [...]

New Zealand apple Koru finds fans

By |September 30th, 2014|

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

Soil testing seminar planned for late October

By |September 15th, 2014|

Washington State University soil scientist Dr. Joan Davenport will present a seminar on “The Hows and Whys of Soil [...]

Retirements reduce Cornell’s tall spindle apple team

By |September 15th, 2014|

Stephen Hoying, Alison DeMarree both joined program in 1982.