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How to autumn: Pick apples with Eastern Produce Council

This is one of the most fall activities you can do in the Northeast: Go apple picking, complete with hayrides and apple cider. 

Northeast orchards earn Eco certification

A network of farmers in the Northeast have earned Eco Apple certification for 14 orchards in six states.

Stemilt’s #RaveRoadTrip recap

After traveling 1,756 miles, Stemilt Growers #RaveRoadTrip promoting the Rave apple will come to an end Sept. 5 in New Jersey.

QA Supplies donates equipment to Yakima Valley Museum

QA Supplies donated more than $500 worth of equipment to the Yakima Valley Museum for their new STEM interactive agricultural exhibit.

Apple group: No time to waste in repairing trade with China

With overall U.S. apple exports down 27% in the 2018-19 season, growers are bracing for a 10% increase on apples to China.
Aug 29, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Apples, #China, #Exports

Rice Fruit Co. tackles new projects

Based in the south-central Pennsylvania region of Gardners, Rice Fruit Co. is tackling projects, planning for new initiatives and reaching out across North America to offer more to customers.

New York Apple celebrates awards

The New York Apple Association and its president and CEO, Cynthia Haskins, have been recognized for several awards in 2018 and 2019.

Crunch Pak sliced apple packs to feature SpongeBob characters

Crunch Pak is offering sliced apples in SpongeBob SquarePants-themed packaging.

Cosmic Crisp apples receive boost from brand ambassadors

Cosmic Crisp apples have a group of supporters, including an astronaut, a chef, a teacher and produce industry spokeswoman who helps consumers boost consumption.

Gala claims top apple spot

CHICAGO - The red delicious apple has finally tumbled from the top spot of U.S. apple varieties, according to the latest forecast from the U.S. Apple Association.
Aug 27, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Apples