Good Fruit Grower

IFORED expands

By |July 8th, 2014|

Two new partners have joined an international consortium that was formed to launch and commercialize new red-fleshed apple varieties.

With [...]

Prairie cherries available

By |July 8th, 2014|

Dear Good Fruit Grower:

Quick test for little cherry virus

By |July 8th, 2014|

The latest products and services for tree fruit and grape growers.

Packer adds packing capacity

By |July 8th, 2014|

The latest products and services for tree fruit and grape growers.

Tips on video from the 2014 Cherry Institute sessions

By |July 6th, 2014|

Three short videos highlighting tips for tree-fruit growers from the 2014 Cherry Institute in Yakima, Washington.

Editor’s note: the sound [...]

Registration for grapevine virus workshop ends July 3

By |June 30th, 2014|

July 3 is the deadline to register for one of three, half-day workshops on grapevine viruses and associated diseases [...]

New board member joins Washington Wine Industry Foundation

By |June 20th, 2014|

Sherri Swingle joins the Washington Wine Industry Foundation board of directors. Swingle, who was the executive director of the [...]

Consumers rate Cosmic Crisp (WA 38)

By |June 18th, 2014|

After the apples had been stored for several months, consumers preferred the taste and texture of WA 38 over Honeycrisp.

Good, better, best? The quest for better apple rootstocks

By |June 18th, 2014|

There is likely not a “best” apple rootstock, though the replant-tolerant Geneva rootstocks (G.41, G.214, G.935, G.210, G.30, G.890) [...]

Grim: Washington’s industry consolidation has reached the bell lap

By |June 16th, 2014|

Two and one-half years have passed since West Mathison broached the idea of industry consolidation in Washington State at the December, 2011 Annual Meeting in Wenatchee of the Washington State Horticultural Association (WSHA).