Apple farmers create online directory for pickers

| 15 Feb 2012 | 09:22

    ALBANY — New York's apple farmers are establishing an online guide for apple pickers this fall in what is seen as a bumper crop. A guide to apple picking is scheduled to be at The New York Apple Association is urging New Yorkers to hit the orchards for fresh apples and cider from one of the best apple harvests in years. They say the estimated 30 million apples are especially crispy this year because of favorable weather. Apples are a major crop in New York throughout the upstate region.