Grower focuses on one variety, one market

By |April 23rd, 2014|

If fruit doesn’t meet gift grade quality, it may be left on the tree.

Honeycrisp: Grow it, then crop it

By |April 10th, 2014|

Although growers want to reap early returns from their Honeycrisp plantings, they need to let the trees grow first.

Choose the right rootstock for Honeycrisp

By |April 10th, 2014|

The ideal rootstock for Honeycrisp is one that promotes moderate tree vigor along with good productivity, says Dr. Terence [...]

Opal apple verified non-GMO

By |April 2nd, 2014|

FirstFruits heads off confusion with a GMO-apple that might be approved.

Grafting workshop planned for early April

By |March 26th, 2014|

Washington State University is offering a tree fruit grafting class by tree fruit specialist Gary Moulton in the second [...]

Rootstocks do fine in Washington

By |March 26th, 2014|

Differences in rootstock trial were due to yearly climate variation, not rootstocks.

Wine grape yields not affected by early leaf removal

By |March 26th, 2014|

Early leaf removal in white grape varieties has several benefits.

WSU announces drawing for WA 38 apple trees

By |March 26th, 2014|

Washington State University will hold a random drawing to decide who will be able to plant WA 38, the [...]

New varieties stabilize the market

By |March 5th, 2014|

Consumers are buying more apples and paying more for them.

Managing crab apple diseases

By |February 18th, 2014|

Crab apple disease management starts in the orchard with pruning.