Apple box label collection is packer’s passion

By |April 15th, 2015|

Bob Price has one of the country’s largest collections of apple box labels.

Canners need Bartletts

By |April 15th, 2015|

Grandy closes almost 20 years as manager of pear bargaining group by sealing a three-year contract with record prices for growers.

Irrigation effects on wine

By |April 14th, 2015|

Deficit irrigation enhances color and fruitiness of wines.

Honeycrisp is still an enigma

By |April 14th, 2015|

Growers have yet to unlock the horticultural secrets of growing Honeycrisp in a warm climate.

Bigger crops are coming for cherries

By |April 14th, 2015|

But probably not this year.

Don Mercer to be inducted into Wine Hall of Fame

By |April 13th, 2015|

Horse Heaven Hills pioneer Don Mercer will be inducted in the Legend of Washington Hall of Fame in August [...]

Another record harvest for wine grapes

By |April 13th, 2015|

Washington State’s 2014 wine grape harvest was the largest on record and posted the third consecutive year of growth, [...]

Automated pruning with robotics

By |April 13th, 2015|

Robots can follow pruning rules as well as humans, but a key was writing the rules.

Soil moisture can be depleted by spring

By |April 3rd, 2015|

“In years when we have dry winters, you may need both a fall and early spring irrigation.” — Hemant Gohil

Soil moisture critical at bud break

By |April 3rd, 2015|

Even a two-week delay in filling up the soil profile in early spring when vines begin to break bud [...]