Melissa Hansen

Application window opens for grape scholarships

By |January 12th, 2015|

The Washington Wine Industry Foundation is offering more than $30,000 in scholarships for undergraduate and post-graduate students studying viticulture, [...]

Washington picks big wine, juice grape crops

By |January 6th, 2015|

Concord grape grower cash prices plummet to $110 per ton.

New tool helps growers assess juce grape sustainability

By |January 6th, 2015|

Juice grape report card

Grape industry honors members

By |January 6th, 2015|

The Washington State Grape Society recognized the industry contributions of three members during its annual meeting held in November [...]

Managing pests in wine grapes

By |January 5th, 2015|

Report contains wealth of information about pesticides.

Robert L. Andrews, 1930 – 2014

By |January 2nd, 2015|

Andrews credited for helping develop grape region.

Arvid V. Monson 1941 – 2014

By |December 9th, 2014|

Diversified grower, rancher, and founder of Goose Ridge Winery Arvid Monson, 73, died December 1. The long time Yakima [...]

What can be done to limit damage from the November freeze?

By |December 4th, 2014|

The cold weather that blasted the Pacific Northwest during mid-November is causing worry among many growers.

Some areas are reporting [...]

  • Agriculture officials from China visit an apple packing line in Yakima, Washington on September 16, 2014. The officials met with Northwest growers and packers regarding export protocol compliance.(Courtesy Bob Bishop, USDA Trade Specialist)
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    Reopening of Chinese apple market is welcome news for growers

Reopening of Chinese apple market is welcome news for growers

By |November 25th, 2014|

Industry grateful as biggest apple crop ever prepares to ship.

Sensors help classify insects

By |November 21st, 2014|

New research holds promise for growers.