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Apples & Orchard

Cider Apples
by National Association of Cider Makers (UK)

Apple Variety Trials
Cider Research at WSU NWREC

Mechanical Harvest of Cider Apples
Cider Research at WSU NWREC

Cider Apples Varieties
Created by Gillian Grafton (last update 17 January 1996) and now edited and maintained by Paul Gunningham

Potential for Using Mid-Atlantic Processing Fruit in Hard Cider Production
© 2015 Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences

CHAPTER 13 Tree Fruit : Apple, Pear, Peach, Apricot and Plums
Principles and Practices of Small and Medium Scale Fruit Juice Processing

US Apple Association

USDA National Agricultural Statistics

Home Orchard Society

Orange Pippin
All about apples, pears, plums, and cherries - and orchards where they are grown

Holistic Orchard Network

Before You Start an Apple Orchard
University of Minnesota

Updated List of Northwest Cider Association member nurseries and orchards
Many who have nursery stock and scion wood for sale.

WSU Research Station in Mount Vernon, WA
Established in 1979 with 6 varieties, now featuring over 70

Handouts from NWCA Cider Orchard Workshops
In March 2016 two workshops focused on cider apple orchards and nurseries as part of an Oregon Department of Agriculture SCBG project
--Things to Consider: Dave Takush, 2 Towns Cider
--Cider Nursery Basics: Galen Williams, Bull Run Cider
--Legal Considerations: Elaine Albrich, Stoel Rives LLC
--What to Know Before You Grow: Marcus Robert, Tieton Cider Works
--Growing Apples for Cider: Nick Gunn, Wandering Aengus Ciderworks

Heirloom Apple Survey Results
Northwest Cider Association 2016 Survey Asks Cidermakers: Which Heirloom Varieties are in the Highest Demand?

Washington State University Extension Fact Sheet
Cost Estimation of Establishing a Cider Apple Orchard in Western Washington

Two Growers Weigh in On Cider Apple Varieties

Northeastern U.S. Cider Varieties