MORP News

January 6, 2020 / 2020, Regional News

New orchard takes root in Dolores

Heritage apple trees will produce 700 bushels annually ~ The persistent blank spot on Joe Rowell Park’s east side is...
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January 1, 2020 / 2019, National News

The Colorado Orange apple was thought to be extinct until now

The Colorado Orange apple was thought to be extinct until now Though Washington state’s apple growers recently made headlines with...
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December 29, 2019 / 2019, National News

The Rediscovery Of The Colorado Orange Apple: NPR

The Rediscovery Of The Colorado Orange Apple In Colorado they have rediscovered a long-lost apple, the Colorado Orange apple. Jude...
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December 20, 2019 / 2019, State News

Lost for decades, the Colorado Orange apple variety has been found — officially

The Montezuma Orchard Restoration Project compared the fruit of a tree found near Cañon City to botanical illustrations and wax...
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December 10, 2019 / 2019, State News

An apple revival near Four Corners is restoring hundreds of historic fruits — and the local ag economy

Using DNA testing in southwest Colorado, the Montezuma Orchard Restoration project welcomes back apple varieties like Winter Banana, Blue Pearmain,...
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December 10, 2019 / 2019, State News

Couple’s mission to preserve old apple varieties

Old apple varieties on the verge of extinction are becoming relevant again and are gradually being identified, propagated and re-planted...
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December 10, 2019 / 2019, MORP News

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MORP Email Campaign Arhive 12/9/2019 the-elusive-colorado-orange-historic-watercolors-and-a-saved-wax-apple-collection
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January 2, 2012 / 2012, National News

He’s On A Mission To Save Heritage Apples

Farm Show Magazine: Jude Schuenemeyer and his wife, Addie, are on a mission to save heritage apple varieties unique to southwestern...
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