Growers, inventors are hoping markets Rave about First Kiss.
While agreement calls for no tariffs on apples, pears and cherries between North American nations, Mexico’s separate 20 percent retaliatory tariff on U.S. apples could remain in place.
Cherry growers are expected to share in $111.5 million in aid as part of an overall $12 billion package the Trump administration approved to help growers and producers hurt by trade policies.
L’Ecole’s current general manager Debbie Frol will retire at the end of the year.
U.S. apple and pear growers who may be harmed by ongoing international trade disputes will be able to apply for the federal government’s relief package beginning in October.
British Columbia growers double down to hit the late-season market.
The Food Purchase and Distribution Program will buy up to $1.2 billion in food products “unfairly targeted by unjustified retaliation.”
The same apple breeding team that brought Honeycrisp to market is releasing a new cultivar this year.
Tree fruit growers in British Columbia, Canada, are planting cherries in places where they won’t pick until mid-September.
The Michigan Apple Committee has hired John Woodall as regional manager covering the northern region of the U.S.
A glimpse of 30,000 apple varieties in various stages of propagation overlooking the shores of Okanagan Lake highlighted the first day of the International Tree Fruit Association summer tour through British Columbia.
The Washington Apple Commission has hired Toni Lynn Adams as a communications outreach coordinator.
Northwest Fruit Exporters is now a member of the Northwest Horticultural Council.
Pear Bureau Northwest hires regional marketing manager
Industry members fear trade disputes could impact largest export market.