Pedro Cuevas Jr., Young Grower from Royal City, Washington

By |April 15th, 2015|

grower / Royal City, Washington
age / 25
crops / Cherries, apples
business / Part owner of Rancho Cuevas [...]

Earthly endeavors

By |April 15th, 2015|

A good orchard begins with good earth. And in orchard country, it’s quite a sight to see a new [...]

Keep varieties updated

By |April 15th, 2015|

Orchards need to be renovated to produce the kind of fruit that’s in demand.

Rootstocks under trial

By |April 15th, 2015|

Geneva rootstocks might be less vigorous in Washington.

Apple box label collection is packer’s passion

By |April 15th, 2015|

Bob Price has one of the country’s largest collections of apple box labels.

Canners need Bartletts

By |April 15th, 2015|

Grandy closes almost 20 years as manager of pear bargaining group by sealing a three-year contract with record prices for growers.

Irrigation effects on wine

By |April 14th, 2015|

Deficit irrigation enhances color and fruitiness of wines.

Honeycrisp is still an enigma

By |April 14th, 2015|

Growers have yet to unlock the horticultural secrets of growing Honeycrisp in a warm climate.

Bigger crops are coming for cherries

By |April 14th, 2015|

But probably not this year.

Don Mercer to be inducted into Wine Hall of Fame

By |April 13th, 2015|

Horse Heaven Hills pioneer Don Mercer will be inducted in the Legend of Washington Hall of Fame in August [...]