Corr: Skeena has edge in Round #2 Cherry estimate

By |May 29th, 2014|

In their latest published estimate for the cherry crop, Northwest Cherry Growers remain bullish. This year’s crop is expected [...]

California nursery sales brisk

By |May 29th, 2014|

California tree fruit nurseries are as busy as ever. For apple tree sales, there seems to be no slowdown [...]

The lure of a better fly trap

By |May 28th, 2014|

USDA researchers identified specific volatiles that attract spotted wing drosophila.

Drosophila is here to stay

By |May 23rd, 2014|

Better traps should help growers determine when to spray for spotted wing drosophila.

Pest control costs are rising for tart cherry growers

By |May 23rd, 2014|

Preliminary figures indicate a $265 per acre rise, compared to a 2010 survey.

Season-long mildew control?

By |May 23rd, 2014|

A build-up of spores after harvest can increase disease pressure the next year.

Overcoming cherry fatigue

By |May 23rd, 2014|

Marketers strategize about how to keep consumers buying cherries in the late season.

Consistent cherry pack with technology

By |May 23rd, 2014|

New technology allows California packers to manage new varieties more effectively.

Knock wood. NW cherry crop still looking big

By |May 21st, 2014|

The Northwest’s cherry crop remains on track to be the third biggest crop in history.

Northwest Cherry Growers held their [...]

SWD bugs California growers

By |May 20th, 2014|

In California’s climate, spotted wing drosophila thrives during the winter.