Most fruit growers have trouble accepting the idea that human-caused climate change is occurring. They prefer to think recent [...]
British are Smitten
Prevar Limited has licensed the rights to grow, market, and sell the Smitten apple in the [...]
Left: Dave Rudell checks stored Honeycrisp for development of scald at the USDA lab in Wenatchee. Later stages of [...]
1. Which of the following is not a tree fruit disease?
a. Black rot
b. Blue mold
As Washington’s Honeycrisp production increases, so does the need to store the variety for longer periods of time. Last [...]
IPM academy focuses on shifting weather patterns
Michigan State University is offering fruit growers a two-day workshop that focuses [...]
The Washington apple industry must be one of the few that puts every possible input into the product before [...]
Chinese businessman Steven Ding is selling plastic molds that can transform round or pear-shaped fruit into weird [...]
Developers put some teeth into their apple press.
Photo courtesy of Anderson Island Historical Society
The humble potato harvester, developed [...]