Tree fruit associations close down

By |August 29th, 2014|

Two long-established tree fruit organizations closed their doors on August 29 as they merged into the new Washington State [...]

Large crops impact pricing for processing apples

By |August 28th, 2014|

The prospect of Washington State’s record apple crop, with more than 20 million bushels of sort-outs, is having an [...]

Apple crop is big worldwide

By |August 28th, 2014|

United States apple growers are harvesting a big crop—the third largest ever—but that’s a small part of the big [...]

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    Kevin & Mark Stennes, Young Growers from Pateros, Washington

Kevin & Mark Stennes, Young Growers from Pateros, Washington

By |August 28th, 2014|

Stennes twins talk about growing organics tree fruit operation.

Diamond and Gem

By |August 28th, 2014|

Diamond Fruit sees great potential in new variety.

In The Box: The joy of harvest

By |August 27th, 2014|

Cherry growers Bob and Carol Brown say it’s a joy to see the smiles on the faces of these [...]

A note about our latest Pear cover

By |August 27th, 2014|

Readers who enjoy editor Geraldine Warner’s in-depth reports have a new reason to appreciate her talents.

When she’s not covering [...]

Good Point: Success in pear marketing

By |August 27th, 2014|

Change can be uncomfortable, but is unavoidable. One key to change is adaptation, being aware of and flexible to [...]

USApple bumps crop size estimate to 263.8 million bushels

By |August 23rd, 2014|

The U.S. Apple Association says there are more apples out there than the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimated on [...]

Processors agree to price schedule for Michigan apples

By |August 20th, 2014|

The Michigan Processing Apple Growers marketing committee has negotiated minimum apple prices with six apple processors.

The prices are $12.50 [...]