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.

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.

Large crop on Interpoma agenda

By |October 1st, 2014|

Europe’s record apple crop and Russia’s ban on European imports will be on the agenda at Interpoma, a biennial [...]

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, [...]

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.