TJ Mullinax

Sunburn and sunscald: Beware the warning signs – Video

By |August 14th, 2017|

Sunburn and sunscald research underway in sunny Chile could lead to tools that would benefit growers in all arid regions.

Overcoming the pear plateau: Interpera 2017 – Video

By |July 28th, 2017|

Growers gather to share ideas to increase production, which has been flat for the past 10 years around most of the world.

Tim Akita, a young grower from Dallesport, Washington

By |July 28th, 2017|

Tim is a fourth-generation farmer who works both as a chiropractor in The Dalles, Oregon, and runs the family farm that his great-grandfather, Nobuhei Akita, started in 1931.

New blueberry varieties may stretch season, refresh slowing market

By |July 25th, 2017|

The blues are changing their tune

Craig Harris, a young grower from Moxee, Washington

By |July 6th, 2017|

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family background / Craig is a fourth-generation farmer who graduated from Whitworth College. He grew up on a farm that

Should Cosmic Crisp have a “utility” grade?

By |June 21st, 2017|

Questions remain about color standards for new Washington State University variety.

Apple industry readies itself for the big thing called Cosmic Crisp

By |June 21st, 2017|

Planting surge of highly hyped Cosmic Crisp is likely to test growers, packers, marketers — and consumers.

What you learn from 50 million years of apple genetic history

By |June 12th, 2017|

Apple germplasm repository in Geneva, New York, contains enormous collection of genetic diversity that likely holds fruit’s deep secrets.

Alfredo Reyes, a young grower from Royal City, Washington

By |June 2nd, 2017|

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family background / Alfredo was born in Mexico and grew up in Wenatchee with four sisters and two brothers. Everyone

Fire leads to new way of cherry drying business

By |May 31st, 2017|

High and dry innovation by California cherry family.

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