New Developments

Line built specially for Rainiers

By |October 1st, 2014|

Chelan Fruit Cooperative, one of the largest packers of Rainier cherries in Washington State, built a new packing facility [...]

East Malling appoints French researcher

By |October 1st, 2014|

East Malling Research in Kent, England, has appointed physiologist Dr. Julien Lecourt to lead research into optimizing efficiency, yields, [...]

New Zealand apple Koru finds fans

By |September 30th, 2014|

Koru brand apples will be produced in Washington and New York.

Soil testing seminar planned for late October

By |September 15th, 2014|

Washington State University soil scientist Dr. Joan Davenport will present a seminar on “The Hows and Whys of Soil [...]

Retirements reduce Cornell’s tall spindle apple team

By |September 15th, 2014|

Stephen Hoying, Alison DeMarree both joined program in 1982.

Inmates help with grape research

By |September 12th, 2014|

Most spider mite research projects involve the tedious work of counting spider mites—peering down a microscope to count tiny [...]

OSU hopes to fill David Sugar’s research position

By |September 3rd, 2014|

Growers and other stakeholders will meet on September 9 at Oregon State University’s Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center [...]

Eastern growers plant new pear

By |September 3rd, 2014|

Canadians are planting fire blight-resistant Harovin Sundown at high densities using biaxis trees.

New Michigan commission signs agreement with university

By |August 28th, 2014|

Michigan growers pledge their money in return for assurances.

Diamond and Gem

By |August 28th, 2014|

Diamond Fruit sees great potential in new variety.