Geraldine Warner

Grow the tree before cropping Honeycrisp

By |October 22nd, 2015|

Honeycrisp trees will stop growing as soon as they fruit.

Honeycrisp thinning takes all season

By |October 21st, 2015|

Honeycrisp’s tendencies to produce large fruit and bear biennially complicate crop load management.

Smaller apple crop raises hopes

By |October 19th, 2015|

Gala is close to overtaking Red Delicious, which has been Washington’s top variety since the 1940s.

Faraway regions form a growing relationship

By |October 19th, 2015|

A Washington county and a state in Kyrgyzstan have become sister regions with goal of reviving the Kyrgyz tree fruit industry.

Chinese fruit importers visit Northwest

By |October 5th, 2015|

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Ten representatives from Chinese fruit importing companies are visiting Washington and Oregon this week to learn more about Pacific Northwest

Remembering Richard “Dick” Lehnert -1942-2015

By |October 2nd, 2015|

Distinguished editor, researcher, and writer influenced the horticulture industry for 52 years.

Row crops prepare ground for replanting

By |September 21st, 2015|

Pushing Fuji trees too hard can result in blind wood.

Dynamic pruning keeps trees productive

By |September 16th, 2015|

With constant renewal of limbs, pear trees will continue to produce large, high-quality fruit.

Quest begins to breed new pear rootstock

By |September 15th, 2015|

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The Pacific Northwest fresh pear industry will allocate more than $200,000 over the next three years to launch a pear

New path for pears

By |September 14th, 2015|

The bi-axis system enables pear growers to plant high-density orchards on standard rootstocks.

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