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Europe’s record apple crop and Russia’s ban on European imports will be on the agenda at Interpoma, a biennial congress and trade fair scheduled for November 20 to 22 in Bolzano, Italy.
Europe’s 2014 apple crop was estimated at 12 million tons, a 9 percent increase over the previous year [...]
East Malling Research in Kent, England, has appointed physiologist Dr. Julien Lecourt to lead research into optimizing efficiency, yields, and postharvest quality in temperate tree fruit production.
Lecourt was previously at INRA (the National Institute for Agricultural Research) in Bordeaux, France, where he worked on a range of perennial crops.
Mark Nicholson of Red Jacket Orchards in Geneva, New York, has succeeded Chris Britton of Modesto, California, as chair of the U.S. Apple Association with Mike Wade of Wenatchee, Washington, as vice president.
Jon Alegria of Yakima, Washington, was appointed secretary, and John Graden of Cashmere, Washington, was reappointed treasurer. [...]
ages / (Jess, on left in photo) 33, (Sara, on right in photo) 30
crops / Apples, blueberries, and peaches
education / Jessica graduated from University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee in architecture and Sara graduated from University of Wisconsin, Madison with an education degree
titles / (Jess) Marketing manager, (Sara) [...]
I find myself consumed with the details in this issue’s cover — a brilliant painting by Cleveland artist Brooke Figer. Yes, it’s just a simple picture of an apple core, but I can almost taste the crunch in the thick, textured strokes. And I really love the title of [...]
Two long-established tree fruit organizations closed their doors on August 29 as they merged into the new Washington State Tree Fruit Association.
Neither the Washington Growers Clearing House Association nor the Wenatchee Valley Traffic Association will have staff working with the new association.
The staff at the other two organizations, Yakima [...]