24 lucky Cosmic Crisp winners

By |October 8th, 2014|

Washington State University has announced the winners of a drawing held to decide who will be able to purchase [...]

Guy William “Bill” Powers, 1926 – 2014

By |October 2nd, 2014|

Washington wine industry legend Bill Powers, known for his innovative, organic grape growing and winemaking, died September 23. He was 88.

Cider demand outstrips supply

By |October 2nd, 2014|

It takes the right fruit to produce good hard cider.

Expect to wait for cider apple trees

By |October 2nd, 2014|

Most major nurseries don’t carry cider apples in their inventories.

The hard trials of growing cider apples

By |October 1st, 2014|

Be prepared for a large investment and modest yields.

Worldwide apple crop looking big

By |October 1st, 2014|

China is expecting record harvest.

An early Honeycrisp debuts

By |October 1st, 2014|

A new strain ripens three weeks earlier than the standard Honeycrisp.

Line built specially for Rainiers

By |October 1st, 2014|

Chelan Fruit Cooperative, one of the largest packers of Rainier cherries in Washington State, built a new packing facility [...]

Online cherry promotion earns campaign of the year honor

By |October 1st, 2014|

Northwest Cherry Growers and two Chinese online retailers, Fruitday and Tmall, have received Asia Fruit Logistica’s Marketing Campaign of [...]

East Malling appoints French researcher

By |October 1st, 2014|

East Malling Research in Kent, England, has appointed physiologist Dr. Julien Lecourt to lead research into optimizing efficiency, yields, [...]