Number of apples in storage up 8 percent from 2016

By |November 9th, 2017|

194.4 million bushels of apples were reported in storage as of Nov. 1, an increase of 8 percent over last year and 15 percent above the five-year average, according to a report from the USApple Association released Thursday.

Keyes Packaging hires Burroughs as VP

By |November 9th, 2017|

Keyes Packaging Group of Wenatchee, Washington, has hired Jeff Burroughs as vice president of business development.

Yakima district pear grower nomination meeting set

By |November 9th, 2017|

Pear handlers will elect nominees for a Yakima district grower position on the Fresh Pear Committee of Marketing Order 927.

The hunt for great grape genes

By |November 7th, 2017|

New funding enables research to continue to develop DNA markers to breed better grapes.

N.Y. grape growers vote ‘no’ to research assessment

By |November 6th, 2017|

Decision marks move toward more regional approach after narrow rejection of assessment.

James Bukovinsky, a young grower working in Benton City, Washington

By |November 6th, 2017|

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family background / James grew up in Woodinville, Washington, and earned an environmental science degree from the University of Idaho.

Wine industry involvement can help research come alive

By |November 6th, 2017|

Insightful input: A Good Point by Melissa Hansen

Apple pesticide study results released

By |October 27th, 2017|

The Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission has released the results of its 2017 study of apple pesticide residue.

Making good in the Badlands of Washington

By |October 27th, 2017|

Grower creates a home for his vineyards in dramatic but challenging scenery.

Scouting strategies

By |October 27th, 2017|

Your vineyard scouts probably aren’t sampling nearly as randomly as you think they are.

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