Research tackles decay issue

By |October 15th, 2014|

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

Ste. Michelle hosts rootstock trial

By |October 15th, 2014|

This is one of the first full-scale rootstock trials in a commercial vineyard

Chose plant material wisely

By |October 15th, 2014|

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates will plant nematode-resistant rootstocks for the first time in Washington on a small scale.

Market trends favor apples

By |October 15th, 2014|

Changing demographics and eating habits open opportunities for apples.

New York varieties come to market

By |October 15th, 2014|

Production of two new apples developed at Cornell is ramping up.

Stemilt to manage new Minnesota apple

By |October 15th, 2014|

MN55 offers Honeycrisp qualities a month earlier.

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.

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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.