New Developments

Fourth cherry residue test results are available

By |July 14th, 2014|

For the fourth consecutive year, the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission has conducted a trial to provide the Northwest [...]

How to grow Cosmic Crisp

By |July 14th, 2014|

WA 38 is grower friendly and should present minimal harvesting, storage, or packing problems.

New peach textures

By |July 11th, 2014|

Future breeders have the tools to make ideal peaches.

Summing up a career

By |July 10th, 2014|

Dr. Scott Johnson worked for 31 years as an extension specialist for the University of California, Davis. He was [...]

Trees in a sandbox

By |July 9th, 2014|

Peach growing practices transformed by solid California research

More than cherries

By |June 30th, 2014|

California’s cherry season normally runs fast and furious for about eight weeks. Growers usually have other crops to farm, [...]

Peaches inhibit breast cancer

By |June 30th, 2014|

Scientists found that consumption of peach polyphenolics slowed tumor growth.

Nurseries struggle to meet demand

By |June 18th, 2014|

Growers are spending their profits on updating orchards.

Nurseries fund East Malling research

By |June 18th, 2014|

INN will provide funding for rootstock development.

Consumers rate Cosmic Crisp (WA 38)

By |June 18th, 2014|

After the apples had been stored for several months, consumers preferred the taste and texture of WA 38 over Honeycrisp.