World fruit watch for January 15, 2014

By |January 21st, 2014|

Happenings in the world of tree fruit.

Michigan Apple Queen crowned

By |January 21st, 2014|

Elizabeth ­Wittenbach of Belding was crowned the Michigan Apple Queen for 2014, and Emily ­Webster of Paw Paw is [...]

Oregon Cherry Growers promotes Weeden

By |January 21st, 2014|

Grower-owned cooperative Oregon Cherry Growers has announced the promotion of Danny Weeden, ten-year company veteran, to the role of [...]

Jim Archer named 69th Cherry King

By |January 13th, 2014|

Congratulations to Jim Archer, the 69th Cherry King selected by Northwest cherry growers at the annual Cherry Institute meeting [...]

NFE’s Archer retires

By |January 13th, 2014|

After leading the Northwest Fruit Exporters for 20 years, Jim Archer retired at the end of 2013. Fred Scarlett [...]

No ban on small cherries

By |December 19th, 2013|

Washington’s fresh cherry packers will continue to be allowed to ship 12-row red cherries, members of the Washington Cherry [...]

Taylor: FDA will make food rules more farmer friendly

By |December 19th, 2013|

Growers, you were heard. But what's next?

Michigan’s Expo draws record crowd

By |December 13th, 2013|

Speakers focus on threats to bees, funds for experiment stations, and fruiting walls.

Feedback wanted on Washington’s consolidation plan

By |December 6th, 2013|

Four Washington tree fruit industry organizations will consolidate next summer, and the question now is how best to do [...]

Hort Association bestows honors

By |December 5th, 2013|

Kent Christensen, president of Independent Warehouse, Inc., in Dryden, Washington, received the Washington State Horticultural Association’s Silver Pear Award during the association’s annual meeting in December.