Symms celebrates a century of business

By |August 14th, 2014|

Symms Fruit Ranch is one of the few remaining tree fruit shippers in Idaho.

Predicting fruit quality

By |August 13th, 2014|

Dry matter analysis can help predict quality of stored fruit.

California fruit league changes name

By |August 12th, 2014|

Nearly 80 years after its inception, the California Grape and Tree Fruit League announced they are changing their name [...]

Schlect: From Russia without love

By |August 12th, 2014|

● Russia’s economic ban on U.S. agricultural goods will affect the Pacific Northwest’s apple and pear export programs [...]

Fruit growers were tested this winter

By |August 11th, 2014|

Winter of 2014 tested fruit with cold and snow levels last seen 20 years ago.

Washington expects a record apple crop of 140 million boxes

By |August 8th, 2014|

Washington State orchardists expect to harvest 140 million boxes of apples this fall, almost 10 percent more than ever [...]

NW cherry crop breaks record

By |August 7th, 2014|

For Northwest cherry growers, the season has been quick to harvest and has now reached a record-breaking volume, blowing [...]

Farm-worker crossings to resume at U.S.-Mexico border

By |August 6th, 2014|

The Washington Farm Labor Association says it will resume scheduling  crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border for farm workers, but [...]

Vegetation IMPACT Program

By |August 6th, 2014|

Regional climate center tries to elevate the value of weather forecasts.

Minerals matter

By |August 6th, 2014|

Fruitlet analysis six weeks before harvest accurately predicts quality.