NAFTA is the talk of USApple Outlook conference

By |August 24th, 2017|

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The three parties to the North American Free Trade Agreement — the United States, Canada and Mexico — have entered

European Union predicts down year for apples

By |August 24th, 2017|

The European Union is estimating a 9.343 million metric ton apple harvest for the 2017-18 growing season, down 21 percent from 2016, according to a press release from Interpoma. The total is equivalent to about 10.3 million U.S. tons, or 1.03 billion 20-pound boxes.

Be aware of shortcomings with Malling 9 rootstock

By |August 23rd, 2017|

High summer temperatures and shallow soils can adversely affect canopy development and yield.

Researchers put virus theory to trial in G.935 decline

By |August 23rd, 2017|

Pathogen probe

Allan Bros. paces innovation

By |August 23rd, 2017|

Longtime Washington fruit company leads the way with development of new technologies, including collaboration on vacuum picker.

A better way to spray

By |August 16th, 2017|

Application tech specialist from Ontario finds crop-adapted spraying reduces pesticide use by an average of 25 percent.

New version of UC Produce Facts app released

By |August 15th, 2017|

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The Postharvest Center at the University of California, Davis has released a new version of its “UC Produce Facts” app

Steinbach named Michigan Apples dietician

By |August 15th, 2017|

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The Michigan Apple Commission has named Shari Steinbach the official dietician of Michigan Apples.
Steinbach is president of Shari Steinbach &

Sunburn and sunscald: Beware the warning signs – Video

By |August 14th, 2017|

Sunburn and sunscald research underway in sunny Chile could lead to tools that would benefit growers in all arid regions.

Report: European apple forecast down 21 percent

By |August 11th, 2017|

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The World Apple and Pear Association is forecasting a 2017 European apple crop that will be 21 percent less than

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