Intrexon buys biological insect control company, Oxitec

By |August 10th, 2015|

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Intrexon Corporation, of Germantown, Maryland, a company that describes itself as involved in synthetic biology, has agreed to buy Oxitec,

Should domestic apple promotions be revived?

By |August 7th, 2015|

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It’s been a decade since the Washington Apple Commission ended its domestic promotion program, after working for more than 60

Developing tomorrow’s workforce

By |August 7th, 2015|

WSU is working with the tree fruit industry to address its increasing need for qualified employees.

Ecofarm raises food awareness

By |August 7th, 2015|

People want to know where their food comes from and how it’s grown, says Washington grower Jim Baird.

Thurlby: The 2015 Northwest cherry season by the numbers

By |August 6th, 2015|

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Here we are in the first week of August and the 2015 Northwest Cherry season is all but over.

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Washington apple crop is down 10%

By |August 6th, 2015|

Washington State will harvest 125 million boxes of fresh apples this fall, according to the apple industry’s first official estimate of the season.

FairWeigh system for fair pay

By |August 3rd, 2015|

WSU develops in-the-field weighing system for picking buckets.

Manuel Martinez Jr., a Young Grower from Royal City, Washington

By |August 3rd, 2015|

Four months out of Wenatchee Valley College, Manuel talks with Good Fruit Grower about why he pursued a career in farming and orchard management.

Magic water

By |August 3rd, 2015|

Electrolyzed water is making waves in storage and packing house sanitation.

Codling moth will have a third generation this year

By |July 29th, 2015|

Late flights might cause fruit damage.

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