Apples and Marketing
Featured stories covering apples and marketing appear in this issue.
Dick Boushey shows a cleft graft that he used to change a block of Semillon wine grapes over to Sauvignon Blanc.
Field grafting [...]
If you’re looking for answers to perplexing questions—like what’s the future of Social Security, will China dominate the world, or how many apples can [...]
Jon Clements of the University of Massachusetts, left, admires trees at the Hatton Fruit Gardens in East Malling, which is named after Ronald Hatton, [...]
Eastern peach growers report having greater success in controlling the brown marmorated stinkbug this year than they did in 2010.
Rice Fruit Company installed new [...]
Three Michigan apple companies have linked up to form All Fresh GPS, a limited liability company that will market fresh apples across the United [...]
When the U.S. Apple Association holds its annual marketing and outlook conference in Chicago in August, it’s an occasion to look at the big [...]
Crunch Pak counts apple slices like McDonald’s counts hamburgers—and the count is nearing 7 billion slices sold since the company created the industry 11 [...]
A new tree-fruit acreage survey in Washington State shows a decline in all tree fruits except cherries over the past five years, and suggests [...]
The status of the long-awaited futures trading contract in apple-juice concentrate hasn’t changed. It’s still coming “soon.”
“We are extremely close to being there,” said [...]
The Ditton Laboratory at East Malling was built in 1926 to conduct research on storage of tree fruits and develop cold storage regimes for [...]
Fruit fan Jesse James Botha enjoys reading the Good Fruit Grower at his grandfather’s home in South Africa.
Amy Botha of South Africa snapped this [...]
Most fresh pears nowadays are still grown on old trees in long-established orchards.
But if, through research, the Pacific Northwest pear industry were able to [...]
Eastern Canadian radio personality Kate Peardon’s photo was on the Facebook page of Scotian Gold Cooperative in Nova Scotia.
Since summer, it’s been all over [...]
The Washington Wine Commission’s commitment of $7.4 million towards the cost of building a Wine Science Center at Washington State University’s Tri-Cities campus gives [...]
Figure 1: “Parrot beak” can occur on WA 2 fruit grown on one-year-old wood.
Washington State University’s new apple variety WA 2 is in its [...]
Fuji proved to be more difficult to grow and pack than Grady Auvil imagined. Fuji is in his right hand and Cameo in his [...]
Mike Sauer of Red Willow Vineyard was the first to plant Syrah wine grapes in Washington State.
Syrah wine grapes are ideally suited [...]
Should apple growers follow the lead set by berries and fruits like tart cherries and use health benefits as a way to sell more [...]
Syrah wine grapes can be successful in warm and cool sites in Washington State. However, there are a few locations where the red variety [...]
Consumers are coming back to normal—if by normal we mean the more “old-fashioned” way—being responsive to prices and being willing to buy less or [...]