Alternatives for disease control

By |January 13th, 2014|

Chitosan not only reduces decay but induces resistance in the plant.

Improving cherry quality

By |January 13th, 2014|

Yan Wang will test whether preharvest salt applications can reduce cherry pitting and splitting after harvest.

Family business finds niche

By |January 7th, 2014|

The Tonnemakers say industry consolidation has left opportunities for small operators to sell directly to consumers.

Hort Association, grape growers bestow honors

By |January 1st, 2014|

Silver Pear

Kent Christensen, president of Independent Warehouse, Inc., in Dryden, Washington, received the Washington State Horticultural Association’s Silver Pear [...]

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 [...]

Michigan’s Expo draws record crowd

By |December 13th, 2013|

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

Grower sees bright future

By |November 22nd, 2013|

Apples and cherries fit well together for this California grower.

Little cherry disease is spreading

By |November 18th, 2013|

A new discovery this summer could help explain the growing spread of little cherry disease in the Pacific Northwest, but it will make control more difficult, say researchers.

Cherry sales sizzle in China

By |October 18th, 2013|

Online cherry sales in China were the highlight of a season that growers, marketers, and retailers would rather forget.

Michigan growers asked to support research

By |October 17th, 2013|

The Michigan tree fruit industry is exploring the idea of creating a commission to collect money from growers to [...]