China opens to Washington State apples

By |October 29th, 2014|

 
Good news came to Washington’s apple industry today when U.S. Department of Agriculture officials announced the immediate reopening [...]

An era of physiological discovery

By |October 24th, 2014|

Flore’s tart cherry physiology studies meshed with work in other fruits

SnapDragon hits store shelves in November

By |October 23rd, 2014|

RubyFrost will go to market in January.

Crop insurance closing deadline approaches

By |October 16th, 2014|

Fruit growers in the Pacific Northwest are being reminded about the November 20 closing deadline for crop insurance for [...]

Mission to Kazakhstan

By |October 16th, 2014|

Young Kazakhs are being trained in horticulture to help them improve orchard production.

Northern Grapes Project gets $2.6 million in added funding

By |October 16th, 2014|

The Northern Grapes Project has received an additional $2.6 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Specialty [...]

Prune out dead crab apple tissue

By |October 15th, 2014|

Reduce disease risk by pruning crab apple trees.

Research tackles decay issue

By |October 15th, 2014|

A new project will focus on controlling decay and finding pollinizers that are not disease hosts.

Ste. Michelle hosts rootstock trial

By |October 15th, 2014|

This is one of the first full-scale rootstock trials in a commercial vineyard

Chose plant material wisely

By |October 15th, 2014|

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates will plant nematode-resistant rootstocks for the first time in Washington on a small scale.