Nurseries fund East Malling research

By |June 18th, 2014|

INN will provide funding for rootstock development.

Consumers rate Cosmic Crisp (WA 38)

By |June 18th, 2014|

After the apples had been stored for several months, consumers preferred the taste and texture of WA 38 over Honeycrisp.

Good, better, best? The quest for better apple rootstocks

By |June 18th, 2014|

There is likely not a “best” apple rootstock, though the replant-tolerant Geneva rootstocks (G.41, G.214, G.935, G.210, G.30, G.890) [...]

Building for the apple boom

By |June 17th, 2014|

Washington’s apple production has ramped up faster than expected.

High demand for trees

By |June 17th, 2014|

There seems to be no letup in growers’ desire to plant more apple trees.

Schlect: D.C. departures

By |June 17th, 2014|

● Eric Cantor’s primary defeat and subsequent resignation as majority leader has set in motion a search for a [...]

Goodbye, Washington Growers Clearing House; hello, Tree Fruit Association

By |June 13th, 2014|

Board members of the Washington Growers Clearing House will hold their last meeting of the association’s 73-year history in [...]

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Northwest cherry growers gain airlift capacity into Shanghai

By |June 11th, 2014|

Northwest cherry growers gained airlift capacity into China with the launch today of weekly service between Seattle and Shanghai [...]

New website puts fruit genome research at your fingertips

By |June 10th, 2014|

A genome resource website has been created to help growers, researchers and people within the fruit industry better access [...]

Corr: Our Gov is a Good Fruit Grower reader

By |June 9th, 2014|

Before he went into full-time politics, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee worked as a lawyer in apple growing Selah, Washington, [...]