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    Reopening of Chinese apple market is welcome news for growers

Reopening of Chinese apple market is welcome news for growers

By |November 25th, 2014|

Industry grateful as biggest apple crop ever prepares to ship.

Hort Council appoints information specialist

By |November 21st, 2014|

Drew Toop will join the staff of the Northwest Horticultural Council as regulatory information specialist on December 8. Toop, [...]

Growers sought for Piqa pears

By |November 16th, 2014|

The New Zealand company Prevar is looking for orchardists in North America who would like to grow new Piqa [...]

New organization to promote Australia’s horticulture industry

By |November 16th, 2014|

A new organization called Horticulture Innovation Australia Limited has been formed to replace Horticulture Australia Limited (HAL) and undertake [...]

China opens to Washington State apples

By |October 29th, 2014|

 
Good news came to Washington’s apple industry today when U.S. Department of Agriculture officials announced the immediate reopening [...]

Mission to Kazakhstan

By |October 16th, 2014|

Young Kazakhs are being trained in horticulture to help them improve orchard production.

Prune out dead crab apple tissue

By |October 15th, 2014|

Reduce disease risk by pruning crab apple trees.

Research tackles decay issue

By |October 15th, 2014|

A new project will focus on controlling decay and finding pollinizers that are not disease hosts.

European consumers like bicolored apples

By |October 15th, 2014|

European consumers prefer bicolored apples and in some countries, including Germany, they associate dark red apples with mealiness.

European Fruit [...]

Apple Commission reps are ready to promote large crop

By |October 14th, 2014|

With a record crop of Washington apples, estimated at 140 million boxes or more, Todd Fryhover is hoping to [...]