Washington vineyards, orchards change hands

By |May 20th, 2014|

Sagemoor’s cherries, apples, plus well-established wine grapes attract new owners.

Curtis Roy, Young Grower from Moxee, Washington

By |May 19th, 2014|

age / 24
crops / manages cherry and apple orchards
business / Roy Farms. Curtis is part of the [...]

Club apples are in demand

By |May 19th, 2014|

Twenty years ago, Red Delicious apple production peaked in Washington at more than 60 million packed boxes. Just three [...]

Beyond Honeycrisp

By |May 19th, 2014|

A number of new varieties that are coming to market are being touted as being better than Honeycrisp.

Pazazz, a [...]

Thinning apples with more confidence

By |May 14th, 2014|

Apple thinning gets more predictable as scientists gain understanding.

Harvesting the light to drive production

By |May 9th, 2014|

Fruit growers have gotten much better at it during the last 40 years.

A-Mazing new technology

By |May 7th, 2014|

Novel spraying system is incorporated into a maze built of rows of apple trees.

How much pheromone for codling moth?

By |May 6th, 2014|

Researcher finds codling moths need much less perfume to disrupt their mating.

Growers advised to prune crab apples (VIDEOS)

By |May 2nd, 2014|

Dealing with Manchurian crab apple postharvest storage diseases

Opal apple verified as non-GMO

By |May 2nd, 2014|

FirstFruits seeks to head off confusion with a GMO apple that might be approved.