Chose plant material wisely

By |October 15th, 2014|

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates will plant nematode-resistant rootstocks for the first time in Washington on a small scale.

Market trends favor apples

By |October 15th, 2014|

Changing demographics and eating habits open opportunities for apples.

New York varieties come to market

By |October 15th, 2014|

Production of two new apples developed at Cornell is ramping up.

Stemilt to manage new Minnesota apple

By |October 15th, 2014|

MN55 offers Honeycrisp qualities a month earlier.

European consumers like bicolored apples

By |October 15th, 2014|

European consumers prefer bicolored apples and in some countries, including Germany, they associate dark red apples with mealiness.

European Fruit [...]

Marketer is smitten

By |October 15th, 2014|

Randy Steensma thinks the New Zealand apple Smitten has a big future.

Growers and consumers like the look of WA 38

By |October 15th, 2014|

Growers to plant WA 38 in 2017

Apple Commission reps are ready to promote large crop

By |October 14th, 2014|

With a record crop of Washington apples, estimated at 140 million boxes or more, Todd Fryhover is hoping to [...]

Schlect: Focus on United

By |October 13th, 2014|

●  The New York Times Magazine issue of October 12 contains a feature article on the school lunch lobbying wars [...]

Michael L. Miller, 1947 – 2014

By |October 9th, 2014|

Mike Miller, 67, known for his infectious grin, had deep roots in Washington’s Yakima Valley agriculture.

His grandfather helped to [...]