Apple Farming News

  • Money20/20 USA Opened on Sunday, October 22nd 2017

    Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, October 23rd, 2017 - Money20/20 USA, the world’s largest payments and financial services innovation event, opened Sunday, October 22nd,with the Payments, FinTech and Financial Services industry coming together to connect and create the future of money. In 2016, Money20/20 brought together 11,000+ attendees, including more than 1,700 CEOs and Presidents, ...


    By Ascential PLC

  • Ethylene absorption and quality of Apples in ULO conditions

    A recent scientific article demonstrates that absorbing ethylene with Bi-On®is an effective way to maintain the quality of apples in ULO conditions. The study, carried out at the La Morinière Experimental Station (Saint Epain, France), assessing the effect of Bi-On® on the maintenance of ‘Golden Delicious’ apple quality when conserved in ULO (0.5ºC, 1.5% ...


    By Bioconservacion SA

  • ISO 9002 and 9003: Is ISO 9001 a suitable replacement?

    Over the years numerous versions of the ISO 9001 standard have existed such as ISO 9000, ISO 9002 and ISO 9003. However, in the year 2000 a decision was made to replace all of these with one, less bureaucratic, system which would be able monitor tasks and activities, embed quality into the business system from the top down and use customer ...


    By QMS International Ltd

  • Parts Books to Go app for your phone

    '“I have an 8450 from the ‘90s and something square-shaped has broken on the left side of the engine. It’s attached by four bolts, maybe 14 mm bolts. Do you have that kind of part?” Every parts salesperson and many customers too are familiar with the situation in which a part is needed for a tractor but the number for that part is missing. It’s hard to describe ...

  • Discover the New HORIBA Medical App

    You can now update or download our NEW App and discover all our products, videos and events through an interactive experience Available on Apple Store and Google Play. Click here to view the presentation ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • The Bumper Apple Harvest Continues – Dry Weather and Cone Bottom Tanks Needed!

    With so many varieties grown across the UK, it’s no wonder that the apple harvest continues as winter approaches. The Worcester News reports how the ideal summer for apple growing is still resulting in an on-going record harvest which is great news for the growing number of cider producers across the country and for the expanding and varying cider market. Although the summer might not have ...


    By ENDURAMAXX Storage Tanks

  • The Bumper Apple Harvest continues – Cone Bottom Tanks bring cider makers success

    Amongst the growers reporting 2015 to be a record apple harvest are the monks of Ampleforth Abbey whose orchards in the North of England are still harvested by hand. The orchard comprises some 2,000 trees that span over 40 varieties of apple, with some being ready for harvest at different times of the year. Therefore, the yield will span over several months. According to official figures from The ...


    By ENDURAMAXX Storage Tanks

  • Sandwich system found effective in organic apple orchards

    In organic apple orchards, one of the most serious challenges for growers is determining ways to limit weed competition while improving soil quality and ensuring high yields of quality apples. Scientists from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences published a study of orchard floor management systems (HortScience, March 2015) that revealed the benefits of using "sandwich systems" in ...

  • Apple Joins Ceres Company Network

    Ceres announced today that its board of directors has approved Apple as the newest member of the Ceres Company Network. Companies that join the Ceres network demonstrate an executive-level commitment to sustainability and strive to further integrate sustainability into their business strategies. In joining the Ceres network, Apple has ...


    By Ceres

  • Apple steps up Efforts to Go Green in China

    Apple says it's boosting efforts to go green in China by partnering with conservationists to promote sustainable forestry for paper production. CEO Tim Cook also said in a statement Sunday that he will try to get Apple's Chinese suppliers and contract manufacturers to use renewable energy to power their factories. That could take ...


    By Associated Press

  • Apple digs in on green with China solar, US forest projects

    In a quest to be more green, Apple says it is investing in Chinese solar power and preserving forests that make environmentally friendly paper. The initiatives come as the tech giant this year met a self-imposed goal of powering all its U.S. operations with renewable energy to reduce carbon emissions - initiatives that have won high marks from environmental groups. On Thursday, Apple announced a ...


    By Associated Press

  • Select groundcover management systems found viable for organically managed apple orchard

    Determining and implementing orchard management practices that can improve soil organic matter is one of the primary goals of the USDA's National Organic Program. For producers in the southeastern United States, where interest in small-scale and organically managed orchards is growing, the challenge can be finding combinations of groundcover management systems and organic nutrient sources that ...

  • Aurecon launches ‘Future Cities’ app for Apple iPad

    The app has been designed for Apple iPads and is available for free download from the Apple iStore. It features an interactive schematic detailing the technical, engineering and advisory services provided to our Government clients and how these ...

  • Study reveals causes of apple skin spot

    For fruit crops such as apples, compromised skin appearance usually results in reduced market value. Identifying causes of fruit disorders and diseases can help producers modify growing strategies and increase profits. Researchers in Germany recently released a study of "skin spot", a disorder found in 'Elstar' (and occasionally in 'Golden Delicious') apples after CA storage that is characterized ...

  • Canadian Apple Orchard Taste-Tests the IoT

    Algoma Orchards, located in Newcastle, Ontario, is no rinky-dink farm. In fact, it’s the largest privately owned grower and packer of apples in Canada. The company maintains 750 acres of trees, a packing plant and a juice factory onsite, and imports apples from Chile in order to maintain a year-round supply. The company also conducted a test last summer of an ...


    By SemiosBio Technologies Inc.

  • Cone Bottom Tanks For A Bumper Northern Ireland Apple Harvest

    The Northern Ireland Newsletter reports that the super-dry September in the area has, not only improved the quality of the apple harvest, but has increased the demand for cider too, providing a double whammy for growers and producers alike. As is the case across most of the UK’s apple growing regions, the apple crop benefited from a decent July and August and the September spell of warm ...


    By ENDURAMAXX Storage Tanks

  • An Indian Summer – A Great Apple Harvest and Cone Bottom Tanks For Cider Production

    Although we’ve heard it all before, this year, we might just be in for that ‘Indian Summer’ we get promised almost every year. A hot summer was predicted and did indeed happen and, according to the Daily Mail, temperatures will be higher than average for the next three months. Forecasters are predicting an Indian summer throughout September and October. Dry and brighter ...


    By ENDURAMAXX Storage Tanks

  • Bumper Apple Harvest – Conical Cone Bottom Tanks For Cider Production

    The Telegraph reports that 2014 is going to produce a bumper apple crop and that’s great news for growers, cider producers and consumers alike. The combination of ample sunshine and rain means that this year’s harvest is going to provide crunchier and juicier apples and it may well be the best in living memory. This year’s apple harvest is set to begin earlier than that of 2013, ...


    By ENDURAMAXX Storage Tanks

  • China seeking to export apples to US

    China has its sights set on exporting its fruit to the United States. And that's OK with growers in Washington, who harvest the bulk of America's apple crop. Having the world's No. 1 apple producer as a competitor may seem counterintuitive, but growers say opening U.S. borders to Chinese apples means American farmers should in turn be able to get a foothold in the country's lucrative and growing ...


    By Associated Press

  • Grundfos will become an apple dealer

    Remote controlling via iPhone, iPod and Android telephones will be introduced with the new MAGNA3 pumps. You would not expect to see an Apple product as part of a pump producer’s product range. Nevertheless, this will soon become a reality as, in future, Grundfos customers will be able to purchase and iPod Touch for remote control communicate with future MAGNA3 circulator pumps. ...


    By Grundfos

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