IFTA conference opens in Grand Rapids, celebrates “moneymaker” apple varieties

By |February 6th, 2016|

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GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan — Tree fruit growers from all over the world have converged on Grand here for the International

Family Legacy

By |January 28th, 2016|

New McDougall and Sons orchard honors the past and heralds the future.

Race to the top: Honeycrisp growing pressures

By |January 28th, 2016|

As Honeycrisp production increases, growers feel the pressure to produce fruit sooner rather than later.

Remarkable Marquette

By |January 27th, 2016|

The Minnesota variety could be nice addition for cooler-climate vineyards.

Seeking retail space

By |January 26th, 2016|

Retail space is at a premium, with growth in the number of products and organics.

Okanagan seeks USDA approval for non browning GMO “Arctic Fuji”

By |January 20th, 2016|

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Canadian grower Okanagan Specialty Fruit is seeking USDA approval for a third non-browning apple, which it calls the Arctic Fuji. This

Table grape potential in Washington

By |January 14th, 2016|

Table grapes grow well in eastern Washington and could be popular in niche markets.

Elevating Idaho table grapes

By |January 14th, 2016|

Researchers will study new varieties and canopy management for table grapes in the Gem State.

New focus on grade standards

By |December 28th, 2015|

Hort council aims for industry involvement to help monitor other nations’ quality metrics.

SugarBee causes a buzz

By |December 28th, 2015|

The variety was developed in Minnesota from open-pollinated Honeycrisp.

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