Published on September 9, 2020
Gala harvest continues this week, with some McIntosh strains now reaching maturity and are being spot picked. Honeycrisp and Early Fuji are still green and need more time to mature.
Published on September 16, 2020
Gala harvest is the major focus with Honeycrisp continuing to mature rapidly. Sunny days and mild evenings are good for flavor development.
Published on September 2, 2020
Early apple variety harvest is finishing up with early Gala harvest on tap for next week.
Published on August 29, 2018
Apple harvest has begun and consecutive days of stormy weather seem to have had little negative impact on the northwest apple crop.
Published on September 5, 2018
Some apple varieties are ripening earlier than expected.
Published on October 2, 2019
Many apple growers are finding a short gap in apple varieties that are ready to harvest. The harvest window for Empire and Golden Delicious is just beginning to open.
Published on October 17, 2019
Growers are hustling to finish Golden Delicious and are looking to get into Red Delicious by the end of the week. Idared and Fuji harvest will begin in the second half of next week.
Published on September 25, 2019
Honeycrisp harvest continues in southwest Michigan, with Golden Delicious and a very few Red Delicious being picked. Fruit color is generally very good.
Published on October 10, 2018
October is Apple Month and there are so many great varieties available.
Published on October 21, 2020
Idared, Crispin and Northern Spy harvest is wrapping up. EverCrisp are now mature. Braeburn and Winesap are not mature. Most growers will finish up with apple harvest in the next week or so.