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 [...]

Free ag business training

By |October 22nd, 2013|

The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries is offering a day of free training for agricultural businesses [...]

Tucker Cellars finds niche

By |October 18th, 2013|

Third-generation wine grape grower Randy Tucker has made wine in Washington’s Yakima Valley for 30 years. Through the decades, [...]

Finding the sweet spot

By |October 18th, 2013|

As a grower and marketer of premium tree fruits for the fresh market, Craig Campbell had to adjust his [...]

Cherry sales sizzle in China

By |October 18th, 2013|

Online cherry sales in China were the highlight of a season that growers, marketers, and retailers would rather forget.

They like it fresh

By |October 17th, 2013|

If you’re a person who doesn’t like tattoos and body piercings, looks suspiciously at people with dark skin, doesn’t [...]

Apple growers to harvest larger crop

By |October 17th, 2013|

The U.S. Apple Association lowered its estimate of the size of the United States apple crop by 3.2 million [...]