The NE-103 Project, “Multidisciplinary Evaluation of New Apple Cultivars, was given the award "For providing timely information to apple growers nationally about the likely success of establishing new apple cultivars in different regions while meeting consumers' desire for diverse and tasty apples." NE-183 was organized in 1994 through the cooperative efforts of Dave Rosenberger at Cornell and Duane Greene at the University of Massachusetts uri icon