Geraldine Warner

Promising pear rootstocks

By |April 16th, 2015|

Researchers study Amelanchier and quince selections as pear rootstocks for Pacific Northwest.

Demand is strong for Geneva rootstocks

By |April 16th, 2015|

Nurseries and growers have much to learn about the newer ones.

Keep varieties updated

By |April 15th, 2015|

Orchards need to be renovated to produce the kind of fruit that’s in demand.

Rootstocks under trial

By |April 15th, 2015|

Geneva rootstocks might be less vigorous in Washington.

Apple box label collection is packer’s passion

By |April 15th, 2015|

Bob Price has one of the country’s largest collections of apple box labels.

WSU to rerelease WA 2

By |April 2nd, 2015|

WA 2, which stays crisp and improves in flavor, has good potential for late-season sales.

Microwaves control brown rot

By |April 1st, 2015|

Scientists in Spain showed that microwaving peaches and nectarines prevents rot without harming the fruit.

Preparing for lift-off

By |April 1st, 2015|

Proprietary Variety Management—the company that is managing the commercialization of Washington State University’s WA 38 apple—has formed an industry-wide [...]

Packers join forces

By |March 31st, 2015|

Valley Fruit and Larson Fruit are building a new apple packing line.

Growers urged to join stewardship project

By |March 24th, 2015|

Agriculture in Washington has not been affected by growth management regulations—yet.