Being in a packing house at the height of harvest always amazes me. I am fascinated at all the interconnected pieces that take the [...]
At least a dozen orchardists along the Hudson River from New York City north to Albany are developing cideries—the [...]
For good storage life, apples must be picked at optimum maturity. The standard starch iodine test is the easiest [...]
Proprietary Variety Management, a new company helping to commercialize two new red-fleshed apple varieties developed by Bill Howell of [...]
Growers visited the Honeycrisp orchard of Mike Robinson (right) in June and will have the opportunity to return near [...]
Closer receives registration
Dow AgroSciences has received federal registration of its sulfoxaflor insecticide, sold under the brand name Closer, [...]
Todd Fryhover, president of the Washington Apple Commission, says the industry needs to increase demand.
The Washington Apple [...]
An old Cabernet Sauvignon vine at Kestrel View Estates Vineyard near Prosser.
Photo courtesy of Wine Yakima Valley
Vines planted [...]