Apples & Pears Stories
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Apples & Pears
September 9, 2016
Year Of The Apple Art Contest Winner Features ‘Granny Smith’
The Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) contest, sponsored by Dow AgroSciences, was won by 2016 Sunnyside High School graduate Esteban Garibay. Read More
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Apples & Pears
September 5, 2016
USApple Seeks Nominations For “Apples For Education” Program
Program seeks school programs to fund through donations made during campaign, boost apple consumption. Read More
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Apples & Pears
September 4, 2016
Eco Apple Program Sees Boost In Acres
A network of farmers focused on finding the most ecological way to grow fruit in the Northeast have increased by Read More
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Apples & Pears
August 29, 2016
Public Comments Now Accepted For ‘Arctic Fuji’ Apple
APHIS releases determination to extend deregulation to third release from Okanagan Specialty Fruits. Read More
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Apples & Pears
August 11, 2016
GMO Nonbrowning Fuji Apple One Step Closer To Approval
USDA moves Okanagan Specialty Fruits' variety to nonregulated status; public comment period is forthcoming. Read More
Walden Hollow Angry Orchard hard cider
Apples & Pears
August 8, 2016
Angry Orchard Debuts Cider Made From New York Apples
Walden Hollow is named after cider house’s town and is all about fruit from the Empire State. Read More
Photo credit: International Fruit Tree Association
Apples & Pears
August 5, 2016
Washington Apple Crop Huge, But Not A Record
The 2016 Washington apple harvest is predicted to be about 133 million boxes. Read More
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Apples & Pears
July 28, 2016
Seeing The Real Big Apple In New York On IFTA Summer Tour
Hot temperatures, lack of precipitation, mechanization, and high density production systems were among the highlights of the International Fruit Tree Association’s annual study tour. Read More
Feature Im-Perfect-Wal-Mart-Fruit-Apples (Photo credit: Walmart)
Apples & Pears
July 26, 2016
Walmart Begins Selling So-Called ‘Ugly Fruit’
Cosmetically challenged apples are the company’s first foray into a global movement to cut food waste. Read More
(Photo credit: Nancy Bosold, Horticulture Educator, Penn State Extension)
Apples & Pears
July 8, 2016
Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Expands In Pennsylvania
More townships added as small populations of the pest are found in municipalities adjacent to previously quarantined areas. Read More
Treated pear in PGR trial
Apples & Pears
June 30, 2016
Pairing PGRs In Pears Helps Control Vigor
When it comes to a hearty variety like ‘Anjou,’ researchers see potential in using a one-two punch of PGRs to help control growth and ensure return bloom. Read More
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Apples & Pears
June 21, 2016
New York Beverage Credits To Include Wine, Hard Cider
Credit allows wineries and cideries to reinvest savings in business. Read More
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Apples & Pears
September 26, 2016
New Apple Variety Is One Stemilt Hopes C…
University of Minnesota apple variety will be grown and packed exclusively by Stemilt. Read More
Apples & Pears
September 23, 2016
USDA Approves Nonregulated Status For ‘A…
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service announces deregulation of third non-browning apple released from Canadian company. Read More
Apples & Pears
September 23, 2016
Growers Encouraged To Monitor Fruit Temp…
With early harvests, Randy Beaudry of Michigan State University says temperature monitoring is a must. Read More
Apples & Pears
September 9, 2016
Year Of The Apple Art Contest Winner Fea…
The Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) contest, sponsored by Dow AgroSciences, was won by 2016 Sunnyside High School graduate Esteban Garibay. Read More
Apples & Pears
September 5, 2016
USApple Seeks Nominations For “Apples Fo…
Program seeks school programs to fund through donations made during campaign, boost apple consumption. Read More
Apples & Pears
September 4, 2016
Eco Apple Program Sees Boost In Acres
A network of farmers focused on finding the most ecological way to grow fruit in the Northeast have increased by Read More
Apples & Pears
August 29, 2016
Public Comments Now Accepted For ‘Arctic…
APHIS releases determination to extend deregulation to third release from Okanagan Specialty Fruits. Read More
Apples & Pears
August 11, 2016
GMO Nonbrowning Fuji Apple One Step Clos…
USDA moves Okanagan Specialty Fruits' variety to nonregulated status; public comment period is forthcoming. Read More
Apples & Pears
August 8, 2016
Angry Orchard Debuts Cider Made From New…
Walden Hollow is named after cider house’s town and is all about fruit from the Empire State. Read More
Apples & Pears
August 5, 2016
Washington Apple Crop Huge, But Not A Re…
The 2016 Washington apple harvest is predicted to be about 133 million boxes. Read More
Apples & Pears
July 28, 2016
Seeing The Real Big Apple In New York On…
Hot temperatures, lack of precipitation, mechanization, and high density production systems were among the highlights of the International Fruit Tree Association’s annual study tour. Read More
Apples & Pears
July 26, 2016
Walmart Begins Selling So-Called ‘…
Cosmetically challenged apples are the company’s first foray into a global movement to cut food waste. Read More
Apples & Pears
July 8, 2016
Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Expands In…
More townships added as small populations of the pest are found in municipalities adjacent to previously quarantined areas. Read More
Apples & Pears
June 30, 2016
Pairing PGRs In Pears Helps Control Vigo…
When it comes to a hearty variety like ‘Anjou,’ researchers see potential in using a one-two punch of PGRs to help control growth and ensure return bloom. Read More
Apples & Pears
June 21, 2016
New York Beverage Credits To Include Win…
Credit allows wineries and cideries to reinvest savings in business. Read More
Apples & Pears
June 21, 2016
Allen To Retire From New York Apple Asso…
Industry supporter to leave in January after 20 years with association. Read More
Apples & Pears
June 8, 2016
Pacific Northwest Pear Crop Expected To …
Tiny increase expected from Washington and Oregon over 2015, but crop will be lower than most recent years. Read More
Apples & Pears
June 8, 2016
Mexico Will Not Add Duties To Washington…
Country determines imports from the U.S. did not hurt the domestic industry. Read More
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