Chlorosis in Concords

By |April 18th, 2014|

Dr. Joan Davenport is looking for cost effective treatments for chlorosis in Concord grapes.

Not enough canned pears

By |April 16th, 2014|

Pacific Northwest pear processors are raising grower prices to $300 per ton this season in hopes of sourcing more Bartlett pears for the processed market.

Calculate target yield

By |April 16th, 2014|

Many factors contribute to the profitability of an orchard. The two most important factors are marketable yield per hectare [...]

Uncertain future for Meyer Orchards

By |April 16th, 2014|

Ron Meyer, nearing retirement and without a transition plan, sees a murky future for his pear orchard.

Growers face land constraints

By |April 15th, 2014|

Fruit growers in British Columbia , Canada, may still stand tall as leaders in high-density orchard systems, but they can only wonder at the enormity of the Washington apple industry across their southern border.

Strong cherry crop possible

By |April 15th, 2014|

Fruit Commission expands export efforts

Chardonnay’s future in Washington

By |April 14th, 2014|

Chardonnay is at a crossroads in Washington State as the state becomes a red-dominated wine state.

Pay attention to the soil

By |April 14th, 2014|

Growers should pay more attention to the soil.

Managing Honeycrisp nutrition

By |April 14th, 2014|

Balancing the crop load is particularly important with Honeycrisp, which is more susceptible than other apple varieties to problems [...]

Which is better for growing apples, angled or upright?

By |April 11th, 2014|

Growers and researchers weigh in.