New Developments

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.

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 [...]