Going to market

By |December 1st, 2013|

Farmers' markets are booming, and fruit growers are capitalizing.

The Cold Train

By |December 1st, 2013|

Since early in 2010, more produce--including apples--has been hauled east by rail.

Grower comments wanted

By |November 27th, 2013|

Consolidation task force seeks input.

Farmers’ markets provide feedback

By |November 22nd, 2013|

Steve Chinchiolo of River Bend Orchards in Ripon, California, has sold fruit through farmers’ markets since the late [...]

New Zealand’s ­audacious plan

By |November 22nd, 2013|

The New Zealand pipfruit industry hopes to double its worth in the coming decade.

Good Stuff

By |November 18th, 2013|

Early Pink Lady
An early maturing selection of Pink Lady (cultivar Cripps Pink) is available from Brandt’s Fruit Trees [...]

Cider business flourishes

By |November 18th, 2013|

Hard cider is a burgeoning industry in the Pacific Northwest, with 32 cideries at last count. But most people who [...]

Hort Show time!

By |November 18th, 2013|

Washington and Michigan kick off the winter meeting season with packed programs.

Lottery planned for WA 38

By |November 1st, 2013|

Washington State University expects big demand for trees of its latest apple release.

Michigan apple industry sets shipment record

By |October 23rd, 2013|

The Michigan apple industry set new shipment records two weeks in a row in October, shipping 414,702 boxes [...]