Cornell & NY Apple Growers to Unveil New Apples
Cornell University and New York apple growers will unveil the names of two new apples Thursday at the New York State agriculture experiment station’s fruit and vegetable research farm in Geneva.
One of the new apples is crispy and sweet, the other fresh and juicy. The apples were developed by Cornell University horticulture professor and apple breeder Susan Brown took a decade to develop these new species. Joining Brown at the experiment Thursday in Geneva will be, New York State commissioner of agriculture Darrel Aubertine, apple grower and vice chairman of the Board of Directors of New York Apple Growers LLC, Jeff Crist, and Dean of Cornell’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Kathryn Boor.