Geraldine Warner

An easy way to test maturity

By |August 19th, 2014|

The DA-meter measures chlorophyll in the outer layer of the apple.

Washington apple producers hope to resume exports to China

By |August 15th, 2014|

After being shut out of China for two seasons, some Washington apple producers will likely try to comply with [...]

USDA publishes proposed rule to allow imports of apples from China

By |August 15th, 2014|

The public has until September 16 to comment on the proposed rule.

Symms celebrates a century of business

By |August 14th, 2014|

Symms Fruit Ranch is one of the few remaining tree fruit shippers in Idaho.

Predicting fruit quality

By |August 13th, 2014|

Dry matter analysis can help predict quality of stored fruit.

Washington expects a record apple crop of 140 million boxes

By |August 8th, 2014|

Washington State orchardists expect to harvest 140 million boxes of apples this fall, almost 10 percent more than ever [...]

Minerals matter

By |August 6th, 2014|

Fruitlet analysis six weeks before harvest accurately predicts quality.

Jon DeVaney will head new tree fruit association

By |July 22nd, 2014|

Maintaining services for growers will be a priority after merger of four tree fruit organizations.

Grab and go packaging: Cup o’ Cherries

By |July 18th, 2014|

Chelan Fresh Marketing has introduced a new consumer pack of cherries designed for snacking on the go.

The package, called [...]

Scientists work on paper-wasp lure

By |July 15th, 2014|

Though often confused with yellowjackets, paper wasps do not respond to the same bait.