Geraldine Warner

Predicting fruit quality

By |August 13th, 2014|

Dry matter analysis can help predict quality of stored fruit.

Washington expects a record apple crop of 140 million boxes

By |August 8th, 2014|

Washington State orchardists expect to harvest 140 million boxes of apples this fall, almost 10 percent more than ever [...]

Minerals matter

By |August 6th, 2014|

Fruitlet analysis six weeks before harvest accurately predicts quality.

UC hires apiculturist

By |July 28th, 2014|

Industry People in the news

Carter retires from Hort Council

By |July 28th, 2014|

Industry people in the news

Grab and go packaging: Cup o’ Cherries

By |July 18th, 2014|

Chelan Fresh Marketing has introduced a new consumer pack of cherries designed for snacking on the go.

The package, called [...]

Scientists work on paper-wasp lure

By |July 15th, 2014|

Though often confused with yellowjackets, paper wasps do not respond to the same bait.

Fourth cherry residue test results are available

By |July 14th, 2014|

For the fourth consecutive year, the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission has conducted a trial to provide the Northwest [...]

Peaches inhibit breast cancer

By |June 30th, 2014|

Scientists found that consumption of peach polyphenolics slowed tumor growth.

Nurseries struggle to meet demand

By |June 18th, 2014|

Growers are spending their profits on updating orchards.