Talking Apples with U of M

September 28, 2023 University of Minnesota

If you enjoy a Honeycrisp, Haralson, SweeTango or First Kiss apple at your local orchard or farm stand this fall, you can thank the University of Minnesota apple breeding program for putting it there.

Collaborative Development Towards a Colorful Future

September 7, 2023 United Selections

Through our early client involvement policy; we intentionally collaborate with different rose growers in the early stages of our breeding processes. Through these partnerships we are able to start initial testing of our new rose selections in different altitudes and markets; giving these new colors a head start.

The Court of Bari Enjoins Illegal Grape Production

In a landmark decision, the Court of Bari issued a first-of-its-kind injunction forbidding an Italian grape producer from harvesting or selling any table grapes from unauthorized plantings of Sugrathirtyfive variety (AUTUMNCRISP® brand) grapevines.

Partnership Shares Genetics for Earlier Ripening Sweet Cherries

Sun World International, a global fruit genetics and licensing company, and Washington State University have joined forces to develop a new generation of high flavor sweet cherries that ripen earlier and are more practical to grow.

IFG to Debut Several New Varieties of Grapes This Summer – Bebop, Julep and Torch

May 6, 2022 IFG

It is time for summer and IFG, the world’s top fruit-breeding and licensing company and creator of the Cotton Candy Grape, has several new and delicious varieties of table grapes that about to hit store shelves including Bebop, Torch and Julep.