Out of the Orchard

Stone Fruit Marketing in Canada

By |April 19th, 2012|

I was able to attend the annual Canadian Produce Marketing Association conference through [...]

Cool Weather Becomes Grower Friendly

By |April 11th, 2012|

Over the last few weeks, New York Apple growers have cursed the cold weather, but are now praising the [...]

Freeze warnings!

By |March 26th, 2012|

Tonight could be the night we talk about all year.

Hard freeze warnings are forecast across New York State for [...]

March Madness

By |March 19th, 2012|

As an avid NCCA basketball fan who lives for March each year, the Madness is not only about my [...]

Lurking market issues

By |March 7th, 2012|

The 2011-2012 Washington State apple season has been a warm welcome to the financial stability of our industry.  Movement [...]

NY Congressman Introduces Bill

By |February 15th, 2012|

This week, Congressman Bill Owens, who represents the largest McIntosh growing region in the world, introduced H.R. 3914 that [...]

D.C. meeting yields common message

By |February 3rd, 2012|

Last week, apple folks from Washington State to Vermont met in Washington, D.C., to attend the U.S. Apple Association’s [...]

Sometimes Politics

By |January 9th, 2012|

In all businesses, there are days where politics come into play and understanding [...]

A Blog about a Blog

By |November 28th, 2011|

Today I am blogging about another blog called the Pear Dish which lives on [...]

Nothing Stays the Same

By |November 4th, 2011|

Soon it will be 10 years since the duties and responsibilities of the Washington Apple Commission were revised to [...]