New Developments

Matching the spray to the tree

By |June 23rd, 2015|

As canopy volume has decreased, growers would like to use less pesticide.

Those rotten Honeycrisp

By |June 22nd, 2015|

Among the cultivar’s many problem features is exceptional susceptibility to fruit rots.

How to manage young Honeycrisp

By |June 18th, 2015|

Crop load management is critical for return bloom and good tree growth.

Reds still dominate apple exports

By |June 18th, 2015|

Club varieties are too expensive when freight and duties are added.

Ambrosia restrictions to end

By |June 18th, 2015|

By 2019, Ambrosia will be an open variety in both the United States and Canada. But it won’t do well in all locations, growers are warned.

Clubs are changing how apples are marketed — and priced

By |June 16th, 2015|

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The Honeycrisp apple is a Cinderella story. A somewhat homely apple, almost rejected from its own breeding program, is given

Clubs exclude many growers

By |June 9th, 2015|

Varieties are managed to create a controlled scarcity of product.

New apple varieties excite consumers

By |June 9th, 2015|

But there's not room in the grocery store for all the contenders.

Apple varieties from A to Z

By |June 8th, 2015|

Sink your teeth into this alphabet of apples

Will Honeycrisp become a victim of its popularity?

By |June 2nd, 2015|

Will Honeycrisp become a victim of its popularity?

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