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Cool spring warmly received by New England apple growers

THE LONG WINTER and cool spring may be frustrating to heat-starved New Englanders, but it is good news for the…

Not New England grown: bubblegum and GMO apples

UNFAMILIAR APPLES WITH UN-APPLE LIKE NAMES have been appearing in my grocery store lately. Junami. Ambrosia. Envy. Kiku. Lady Alice. Pacific…

Read all about it: New England apple news

HERE IS a link to our special winter edition of McIntosh News, the quarterly newsletter of the New England Apple Association:…

How To Eat A Fresh Apple

TWICE A DAY at least I reach into a paper bag in my refrigerator and pull out an apple. It…

New England’s Insatiable Thirst For Apple Cider

A RENEWED INTEREST IN APPLE CIDER, fresh and hard, is evident wherever it is sold. Visitors to the New England…

Five New England Apples From Japan

THE LIST of apples developed in Japan that have thrived in New England is short and sweet yet spans the…

New England Apples on New England Apple Day

IT SEEMS ONLY FITTING to celebrate native New England apples on New England Apple Day Wednesday, September 3. The New England…

A Quality 2014 Apple Forecast For New England (Plus Zestar! and Sweet Sixteen)

    NEW ENGLAND expects a high-quality apple crop this fall with outstanding color as a result of the summer’s…

Gearing Up For New England Ginger Gold Apples (And Green Tomatoes)

    ONE OF THE BEST early season apples is a relatively new one, Ginger Gold. It was discovered in…

New England Apple Growers Battle Pests with IPM (part 3 of 3)

OUR THREE-PART video series on integrated pest management (IPM) concludes with a look at one of its five basic principles: how…

New England Apple Growers Battle Pest with IPM (part 2 of 3)

PLUM CURCULIO, Oblique Banded Leaf Roller, and apple aphids are the featured pests as New England apple growers describe how…

New England Apple Growers Battle Pests with IPM (part 1 of 3)

FOR AS LONG as humans have cultivated the soil to grow the food that sustains them, a whole horde of…