USApple estimates 246 million boxes for this year’s U.S. apple crop

By |August 26th, 2016|

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The U.S. Apple Association is forecasting a U.S. 2016 crop of nearly 246 million boxes, a 3 percent increase from

Northwest organic pear growers opt out of assessments

By |August 26th, 2016|

Organic Pearxit

Food safety sets tone at 2016 U.S. Apple meeting

By |August 25th, 2016|

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Illnesses caused by foodborne pathogens are becoming much easier to track and investigate, and new science — whole genome sequencing

Getting employees to switch from ladders to platforms

By |August 24th, 2016|

All aboard

Bee health studies examine neonicotinoid risks

By |August 19th, 2016|

WSU trial finds “very low risks,” while England study shows bee species suffer from the pesticide.

Bouncing back bigger and better

By |August 18th, 2016|

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Eleven months to the day after a wildfire destroyed a packing house in central Washington, one of the Northwest’s oldest

Trellis guide for high-density plantings in the works

By |August 16th, 2016|

Trellis fails: Researchers aim to produce guide for growers

Bayer AG says it will no longer sell Belt (flubendiamide)

By |August 12th, 2016|

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Bayer AG announced it will no longer sell Belt (flubendiamide) insecticide in the United States on Friday, July 29, the

Troublesome pest makes a comeback

By |August 10th, 2016|

Thought to be eradicated years ago, grape rootworm has returned to New York and Pennsylvania vineyards.

2016 NW Pear harvest forecast: big but not a record

By |August 9th, 2016|

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Northwest pear growers expect to harvest 18.9 million 44-pound box equivalents in 2016 for the fresh market, according to an

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