New England Apples From Neighboring New York

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ALTHOUGH THEY SOMETIMES COMPETE in the marketplace, New England and New York apple growers have a long tradition of cooperation and collaboration. For nearly six …

Rare, Strange, And Delicious: English Apples In New England

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IT HAS NOT PRODUCED a new apple for a century. Its apples are typically small — in one instance, no bigger than a golf ball. Some are …

McIntosh Plus: New England Apples From Canada

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IF McINTOSH were its sole contribution, Canada would occupy a special place among producers of New England apples. McIntosh has thrived in New England’s soil …

New England Apples on New England Apple Day

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

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

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    NEW ENGLAND expects a high-quality apple crop this fall with outstanding color as a result of the summer’s cool days and nights. The …

Early Apple Season Entries Jersey Mac and Williams’ Pride

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  WHEN IT COMES TO APPLES, New England truly is a melting pot. In addition to the dozens of varieties discovered in the region, apples …

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

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

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

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

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

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