A good orchard begins with good earth. And in orchard country, it’s quite a sight to see a new orchard take shape, with young [...]
Kent Christensen, president of Independent Warehouse, Inc., in Dryden, Washington, received the Washington State Horticultural Association’s Silver Pear [...]
When Dr. Stefano Musacchi arrived in Washington State in August, he knew the expectations were high.
Musacchi, a world-renowned pomologist [...]
While many pear growers in the Pacific Northwest have welcomed Dr. Amit Dhingra’s efforts to push the pear industry [...]
When Dr. Amit Dhingra joined Washington State University seven years ago as a plant genomicist, one thing immediately struck [...]
Although most pears are grown in traditional orchards, the same way they’ve been grown for many decades, there’s not [...]
Pat Burnett, who has been a fruit grower, packer, and marketer in his career—and for many years simultaneously—has always [...]