Growers benefit from Smith’s work

By |April 1st, 2014|

Tim Smith’s research has put money back in growers’ pockets.

Organic apple growers are optimistic

By |March 26th, 2014|

Washington State will run out of organic apples this season.

Control psylla early

By |March 26th, 2014|

Returning winterforms are more susceptible to pesticides than they were in the fall.

WSU announces drawing for WA 38 apple trees

By |March 26th, 2014|

Washington State University will hold a random drawing to decide who will be able to plant WA 38, the [...]

Mayer named Apple Citizen of the Year

By |March 26th, 2014|

Kirk Mayer, manager of the Washington Growers Clearing House Association, has been named Apple Citizen of the Year by [...]

Fire blight control without antibiotics

By |March 25th, 2014|

Lime sulfur and fish oil can help as part of an integrated strategy.
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    Mechanical thinning can damage spurs, leaf tissue and flowers

Mechanical thinning can damage spurs, leaf tissue and flowers

By |March 25th, 2014|

Mechanical thinning looks like a ­promising technique for reducing the amount of labor-intensive hand thinning required in order to [...]

Inspiration Awards presented to Yakima area farm families

By |March 18th, 2014|

Four couples from Mexico were honored by the Center for Latino Farmers in Yakima

Cracked dam in WA causes scramble for water

By |March 14th, 2014|

With the frost protection season looming, Washington fruit growers who have been left high and dry because of draw [...]

Washington Apple Commission revises roles in handling market access issues

By |March 14th, 2014|

The Washington Apple Commission gave a nod of approval during its annual meeting in March to changes in how [...]