Reminder: Cider makers’ and growers’ meeting June 28 in Middlebury

By Terence Bradshaw https://www.regonline.com/cidermakergrowermeeting Registration for the June 28, 2016 cider makers’ and apple growers’ educational meeting at Woodchuck Cidery in Middlebury, VT is now open. Topics will include: updates on apple production and cider apple economics projects (Terence Bradshaw and Florence Becot); cider marketing (Farrell Distributing Cider Education & Training Manager Jeff Baker); and […]

Registration information: cider makers’ and growers’ meeting June 28

By Terence Bradshaw https://www.regonline.com/cidermakergrowermeeting Registration for the June 28, 2016 cider makers’ and apple growers’ educational meeting at Woodchuck Cidery in Middlebury, VT is now open. Topics will include: updates on apple production and cider apple economics projects (Terence Bradshaw and Florence Becot); cider marketing (Farrell Distributing Cider Education & Training Manager Jeff Baker); and […]

Cider makers’ and growers’ meeting June 28

By Terence Bradshaw Save the date: June 28, 2016 we will hold a cider makers’ and apple growers’ educational meeting at Woodchuck Cidery in Middlebury, VT. Topics will include: updates on apple production and cider apple economics projects (Terence Bradshaw and Florence Becot); cider marketing (Farrell Distributing Cider Education & Training Manager Jeff Baker); and […]

2015-2016 Cider Apple Production Survey

We are collecting acreage and production information on apple cultivars grown specifically for hard cider production in Vermont and surrounding areas in order to best assess capacity for meeting cidery needs and to guide further research. All information is anonymous when entered through the web template at: http://go.uvm.edu/cidersurvey Your participation will greatly assist in our […]

2015-2016 Cider Apple Production Survey

We are collecting acreage and production information on apple cultivars grown specifically for hard cider production in Vermont and surrounding areas in order to best assess capacity for meeting cidery needs and to guide further research. All information is anonymous when entered through the web template at: http://go.uvm.edu/cidersurvey Your participation will greatly assist in our […]

Cider Apple Production in VT: March 30, 2015 Educational Meeting

The UVM Apple Program in conjunction with UVM Extension Risk Management Agency will be hosting an educational meeting to discuss opportunities in expanding apple production to meet the needs of the growing (hard) cider market in the region. The meeting will be held at the Woodchuck Cider Tasting Room, 1321 Exchange Street, Middlebury, VT, from […]

UVM ‘Cider apple’ research earns USDA grant

UVM Food Systems Faculty awarded USDA Federal State Market Improvement Program grant to study apple production systems to support hard cider industry. Hard cider is big business in Vermont and across the U.S., with average annual growth of over 50% nationwide for the past five years. However, little research has been conducted in the U.S. […]

Industry-Supported Cider Apple Research commences at UVM

August 4, 2014 Since 2008, the hard cider industry nationwide has seen annual growth of over 50%, which presents a significant opportunity for apple growers to increase sales of fruit to that market. Vermont is a leader in the production of hard cider, as it is home to Vermont Hard Cider Company (makers of Woodchuck […]