Packers join forces

By |March 31st, 2015|

Valley Fruit and Larson Fruit are building a new apple packing line.

Big hopes for small apple

By |March 30th, 2015|

The Italian company Kiku Variety Management has big hopes for its small apple called Isaaq, which is being promoted [...]

New AVA established in Oregon

By |March 30th, 2015|

The new AVA, located in Oregon, has created problems for Washington wineries.

Understanding soil organic matter

By |March 25th, 2015|

Don’t overlook the soil if you want your orchard to thrive.

Few bees in vineyards

By |March 25th, 2015|

Grape pest practices in Washington aren’t harming bees.

Growers urged to join stewardship project

By |March 24th, 2015|

Agriculture in Washington has not been affected by growth management regulations—yet.

Lanternfly targeted for eradication

By |March 23rd, 2015|

Efforts to eliminate the invasive spotted lanternfly will begin this spring in Pennsylvania.

O’Rourke: Apple prices will force efficiencies

By |March 23rd, 2015|

Grower profitability is influenced not just by prices received but by various other factors.

A model for apple thinning

By |March 20th, 2015|

Carbohydrate model and good weather information support grower decisions for apple thinning.

Antibiotic registered for fire blight control

By |March 19th, 2015|

The bactericide Kasumin (kasugamycin) has been registered in the apple growing states of Washington, Michigan, New York, and Oregon [...]