Marketer is smitten

By |October 15th, 2014|

Randy Steensma thinks the New Zealand apple Smitten has a big future.

Growers and consumers like the look of WA 38

By |October 15th, 2014|

Growers to plant WA 38 in 2017

Guy William “Bill” Powers, 1926 – 2014

By |October 2nd, 2014|

Washington wine industry legend Bill Powers, known for his innovative, organic grape growing and winemaking, died September 23. He was 88.

Cider demand outstrips supply

By |October 2nd, 2014|

It takes the right fruit to produce good hard cider.

Expect to wait for cider apple trees

By |October 2nd, 2014|

Most major nurseries don’t carry cider apples in their inventories.

The hard trials of growing cider apples

By |October 1st, 2014|

Be prepared for a large investment and modest yields.

Worldwide apple crop looking big

By |October 1st, 2014|

China is expecting record harvest.

An early Honeycrisp debuts

By |October 1st, 2014|

A new strain ripens three weeks earlier than the standard Honeycrisp.

Large crop on Interpoma agenda

By |October 1st, 2014|

Europe’s record apple crop and Russia’s ban on European imports will be on the agenda at Interpoma, a biennial [...]

Line built specially for Rainiers

By |October 1st, 2014|

Chelan Fruit Cooperative, one of the largest packers of Rainier cherries in Washington State, built a new packing facility [...]