People count at Duckwall Fruit

By |December 17th, 2014|

Duckwall’s mission is to mold a team who will achieve the best possible results for its growers and customers, and ultimately consumers.

Night shift: Harvesting apples at night

By |November 26th, 2014|

A shift from ladders to illuminated platforms allows pickers to work day or night.

The hard trials of growing cider apples

By |October 1st, 2014|

Be prepared for a large investment and modest yields.

Tastefully written: Author takes us on a tour of apples

By |September 30th, 2014|

Apples of Uncommon Character is aimed at general readers, but growers too will enjoy Jacobsen’s comments about the apple’s history and enduring appeal.

B-be-bee beard photo wins ag communications award

By |August 27th, 2014|

University of California communications specialist Kathy Keatley Garvey won the top feature award from the international Association for Communication [...]

Native plants attract beneficial insects

By |August 20th, 2014|

David James hopes to expand his research to more vineyards.

Symms celebrates a century of business

By |August 14th, 2014|

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

More apples being grown in Michigan cherry country

By |July 9th, 2014|

Michigan Pomesters look at ways to turn apple trials into real-world application.

Walter Clore wine education center opens to the public

By |May 30th, 2014|

The Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center in Prosser, Washington, officially opened its doors May 30, a milestone in [...]

The lure of a better fly trap

By |May 28th, 2014|

USDA researchers identified specific volatiles that attract spotted wing drosophila.