First Washington wine research program in the works

By |February 2nd, 2015|

Wine Commission will spend $250K on research this year.

Big export year for Northwest cherries

By |January 27th, 2015|

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The 2014 season was not only a record year for Northwest cherries, it was one of the best years for

China’s cold chain is improving

By |January 27th, 2015|

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Though China’s lack of cold-chain facilities and logistics for perishable products has been its Achilles heel, improvements are expected within

Strategies for Honeycrisp

By |January 26th, 2015|

Scientists respond to questions about harvest and storage practices.

How to measure Honeycrisp qualities

By |January 26th, 2015|

Titratable acidity, chlorophyll, and dry matter concentration may be tools to predict quality and storage potential.

Predicting cold hardiness of grapes

By |January 21st, 2015|

WSU model is used by U.S. and international grape growers.

Doornink crowned 2015 Cherry King

By |January 20th, 2015|

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Tree fruit grower Jim Doornink was crowned the 71st Cherry King during the Cherry Institute meeting held in Yakima, Washington,

Cold winters can damage grapevine roots

By |January 20th, 2015|

Irrigation after harvest is critical in preventing cold damage to roots.

Financing farming dreams

By |January 15th, 2015|

Loan programs are invaluable to beginning growers.

Loans for new farmers

By |January 15th, 2015|

The biggest challenges for young growers are lack of access to capital and land.

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