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New website puts fruit genome research at your fingertips

By |June 10th, 2014|

A genome resource website has been created to help growers, researchers and people within the fruit industry better access [...]

  • Pears in Parker
    Permalink Pears growing near Parker, Washington on June 6, 2014 that will be part of a large crop expected in the Northwest this season. <b>(TJ Mullinax/Good Fruit Grower)</b>Gallery

    Pear growers expect 2014 crop of 411,400 tons, slightly below average

Pear growers expect 2014 crop of 411,400 tons, slightly below average

By |June 6th, 2014|

Pear growers in the Pacific Northwest expect the 2014 harvest to be down from last season’s record crop, as [...]

Walter Clore wine education center opens to the public

By |May 30th, 2014|

The Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center in Prosser, Washington, officially opened its doors May 30, a milestone in [...]

Geneva in Washington

By |May 29th, 2014|

Third-leaf Fuji on Malling 9 rootstock in unfumigated groundat Brewster, Washington. (Courtesy Tom Auvil)The following observations regarding replant-tolerant Geneva [...]

California cherry packers ready for new lines

By |May 20th, 2014|

Two northern California cherry packers are using new grading and sorting technology for the 2014 cherry season. Both held [...]

Merivon labeled in New York

By |May 20th, 2014|

Merivon fungicide has been registered for use on pome and stone fruit in New York. In field trials, it [...]

Growth in California grape plantings

By |May 20th, 2014|

There’s no slowdown yet in wine grape plantings in California. Growers in the state added around 21,000 acres of [...]

WSU researcher wins educator award

By |May 16th, 2014|

Washington State University researcher, soil scientist and teacher, John Reganold, was named the 2014 Food and Farm Educator by [...]

Honorees announced for Washington Wine auction

By |May 16th, 2014|

The Auction of Washington Wines named Larry and Dick Olsen, and Tom and Anne-Marie Hedges as honorees for the [...]

WSU offers masters degree in agriculture online

By |May 12th, 2014|

This fall, Washington State University will offer a new master’s in agriculture degree through their online programming. The degree [...]