New Developments

How to harvest and store WA 38 (Cosmic Crisp) apples

By |December 16th, 2014|

Earlier Good Fruit Grower articles have described the taste and horticultural traits of the recently commercialized apple cultivar WA [...]

Use winter weeds to improve soil

By |December 16th, 2014|

Winter weeds are a cheap way of improving and adding organic matter to soil. It is costly and difficult [...]

Manage nutrients precisely

By |December 16th, 2014|

There are both environmental and economic advantages to matching fertilizer applications to the trees’ needs.

Update your fertilizer strategies

By |December 15th, 2014|

When you’re ­fertilizing trees, visualize their root systems.

Changing of the guard at Summit

By |December 15th, 2014|

Wally Heuser’s nursery and variety management companies have new owners.

Online DAS aids with pest decisions

By |December 11th, 2014|

Fees will allow WSU’s Internet-based Decision Aid System to introduce new, cool features.

Sweet Rosa Lynn

By |December 11th, 2014|

José Ramirez’s daughter is named after apple named after his wife.

Full meal deal

By |December 9th, 2014|

Seed meal may be more expensive than fumigation, but it has additional benefits.

New replant disease treatment

By |December 9th, 2014|

Seed meal treatments outperform fumigation.

What can be done to limit damage from the November freeze?

By |December 4th, 2014|

The cold weather that blasted the Pacific Northwest during mid-November is causing worry among many growers.

Some areas are reporting [...]