Geraldine Warner

Labor worries spur automation effort

By |November 7th, 2014|

Washington scientists are looking for worldwide collaborators to work on automated harvesting.

Hort Council appoints vice president

By |November 6th, 2014|

Kate Woods, legislative director for Congressman Doc Hastings in Washington, D.C., has accepted a position as vice president of [...]

Tree Fruit Association prepares for board elections

By |October 16th, 2014|

Growers will not be able to opt out of funding the association.

Mission to Kazakhstan

By |October 16th, 2014|

Young Kazakhs are being trained in horticulture to help them improve orchard production.

Prune out dead crab apple tissue

By |October 15th, 2014|

Reduce disease risk by pruning crab apple trees.

Research tackles decay issue

By |October 15th, 2014|

A new project will focus on controlling decay and finding pollinizers that are not disease hosts.

European consumers like bicolored apples

By |October 15th, 2014|

European consumers prefer bicolored apples and in some countries, including Germany, they associate dark red apples with mealiness.

European Fruit [...]

Marketer is smitten

By |October 15th, 2014|

Randy Steensma thinks the New Zealand apple Smitten has a big future.

Growers and consumers like the look of WA 38

By |October 15th, 2014|

Growers to plant WA 38 in 2017

Apple Commission reps are ready to promote large crop

By |October 14th, 2014|

With a record crop of Washington apples, estimated at 140 million boxes or more, Todd Fryhover is hoping to [...]