Irrigation management key to growing Honeycrisp

By |April 2nd, 2015|

Honeycrisp trees don’t like excessive water, says veteran Washington tree fruit grower.

Consumers are ready for more cherries

By |April 2nd, 2015|

Don’t be afraid of larger cherry crops.

Microwaves control brown rot

By |April 1st, 2015|

Scientists in Spain showed that microwaving peaches and nectarines prevents rot without harming the fruit.

Preparing for lift-off

By |April 1st, 2015|

Proprietary Variety Management—the company that is managing the commercialization of Washington State University’s WA 38 apple—has formed an industry-wide [...]

Arctic apple Q&A: Expect more GMO apples in the pipeline

By |April 1st, 2015|

Okanagan Specialty Fruits plans to submit more GMO apple varieties for deregulation within the year.

Growers partner to buy orchard

By |April 1st, 2015|

Fourteen families joined the venture with their cooperative Scotian Gold.

Sean Tudor, Young Grower from Grandview, Washington

By |March 31st, 2015|

grower / Grandview, Washington
age / 28
crops / Apples, cherries, wine and juice grapes
business / Owner Rustic [...]

Packers join forces

By |March 31st, 2015|

Valley Fruit and Larson Fruit are building a new apple packing line.

New AVA established in Oregon

By |March 30th, 2015|

The new AVA, located in Oregon, has created problems for Washington wineries.

Few bees in vineyards

By |March 25th, 2015|

Grape pest practices in Washington aren’t harming bees.