New Developments

Diamond and Gem

By |August 28th, 2014|

Diamond Fruit sees great potential in new variety.

An easy way to test maturity

By |August 19th, 2014|

The DA-meter measures chlorophyll in the outer layer of the apple.

What makes peach trees tick?

By |August 15th, 2014|

Ted DeJong has spent a career finding answers to that question.

Predicting fruit quality

By |August 13th, 2014|

Dry matter analysis can help predict quality of stored fruit.

How to retain the crop

By |August 5th, 2014|

Growers can’t afford to let expensive apples fall off the trees.

Piqa Boo licensed in Australia

By |July 28th, 2014|

Prevar Limited assigned a licenses to produce and sell the new Piqa Boo pear in Australia.

Don’t let drones fly by

By |July 28th, 2014|

With rising potential for tree fruit production, the industry needs to get involved.

Orchard soil management seminars begin in August

By |July 25th, 2014|

The first of three planned soil management seminars will begin on Wednesday, August 13, in Wenatchee, Washington. “The Potential [...]

Grab and go packaging: Cup o’ Cherries

By |July 18th, 2014|

Chelan Fresh Marketing has introduced a new consumer pack of cherries designed for snacking on the go.

The package, called [...]

Scientists work on paper-wasp lure

By |July 15th, 2014|

Though often confused with yellowjackets, paper wasps do not respond to the same bait.