December 19, 2013
Cornell University and the New York Apple Growers have developed two new apple varieties, SnapDragon and RubyFrost, that have undergone a year of rigorous consumer testing as NY1 and NY2.
September 13, 2013
Virginia apples are in season, and according to growers this year’s crop is top-notch.
August 29, 2013
Cideries and orchards in the state have been awarded grants from the Virginia Department of Agriculture to promote growing apples for cider.
October 26, 2012
October is usually a prime month for apple picking, but because of wacky weather this spring most of Virginia’s apples are already off the trees.
October 27, 2011
By 2012, McDonald’s will begin including apple slices in every Happy Meal, and the slices already are being phased in at many restaurants.
September 08, 2011
Ripe, juicy, fresh and delicious—Virginia apples are in season and ready to be picked.
November 10, 2010
If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, then so can a glass of cider. "With cider, we’re giving you the whole apple except for the crunch," said Dudley Rinker, a member of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Apple Marketing Advisory Committee.
September 02, 2010
Virginia’s apple growers are expecting a great harvest year, and consumers can expect good quality despite dry conditions and heat this summer.