Tastefully written: Author takes us on a tour of apples

By |September 30th, 2014|

Apples of Uncommon Character is aimed at general readers, but growers too will enjoy Jacobsen’s comments about the apple’s history and enduring appeal.

New Zealand apple Koru finds fans

By |September 30th, 2014|

Koru brand apples will be produced in Washington and New York.

Good to the core

By |September 26th, 2014|

I find myself consumed with the details in this issue’s cover — a brilliant painting by Cleveland artist Brooke [...]

Retirements reduce Cornell’s tall spindle apple team

By |September 15th, 2014|

Stephen Hoying, Alison DeMarree both joined program in 1982.

From Paris to pears

By |September 15th, 2014|

Once a top Dior sales rep, Gordy Sato tops the pools with his pears.

Inmates help with grape research

By |September 12th, 2014|

Most spider mite research projects involve the tedious work of counting spider mites—peering down a microscope to count tiny [...]

New spider mite found in Washington

By |September 12th, 2014|

Willamette spider mite has been detected for the first time in Washington grapes.

Chilled by ICE

By |September 12th, 2014|

Immigration and Customs Enforcement activity is relentless.

Pears shine bright in Golden State

By |September 10th, 2014|

Acreage removal in California has stabilized, and grower returns have been good.

Growers are optimistic

By |September 4th, 2014|

Northwest farm families expect their revenue to increase.