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Schlect: State of the Union

By |January 27th, 2015|

● The Foreign Agricultural Service has long been viewed as an elite arm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, [...]

Big export year for Northwest cherries

By |January 27th, 2015|

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

China’s cold chain is improving

By |January 27th, 2015|

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

China agrees to accept all varieties of U.S. apples

By |January 26th, 2015|

The reciprocal agreement will allow China to ship apples into the United States.

B.C. extends replant help

By |January 26th, 2015|

British Columbia adds $8.4 million to program.

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.

Packing apples in Italy

By |January 22nd, 2015|

Presizing and presorting apples into storage changes the way apples are packed in Italy.

Bigger crops ahead

By |January 21st, 2015|

Growers will need to produce niche varieties and maximize production efficiency, marketers say.

Predicting cold hardiness of grapes

By |January 21st, 2015|

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