Processed pear committee elections set for Washington and Oregon

By |February 26th, 2015|

Oregon and Washington processed pear committee positions are open for election. The three committee positions in each state will [...]

Schmitten honored with Silver Pear Award

By |January 2nd, 2015|

Ray Schmitten has had multiple roles in the tree fruit industry and represents pear growers in research matters.

Lisa Perry, Young Grower from Odell, Oregon

By |December 23rd, 2014|

age / 26
crops / pears, apples, cherries, berries, peaches, nectarines
business / Cody Orchards and Farm Stand
other [...]

People count at Duckwall Fruit

By |December 17th, 2014|

Duckwall’s mission is to mold a team who will achieve the best possible results for its growers and customers, and ultimately consumers.

Growers sought for Piqa pears

By |November 16th, 2014|

The New Zealand company Prevar is looking for orchardists in North America who would like to grow new Piqa [...]

Crop insurance closing deadline approaches

By |October 16th, 2014|

Fruit growers in the Pacific Northwest are being reminded about the November 20 closing deadline for crop insurance for [...]

From Paris to pears

By |September 15th, 2014|

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

Pears shine bright in Golden State

By |September 10th, 2014|

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

OSU hopes to fill David Sugar’s research position

By |September 3rd, 2014|

Growers and other stakeholders will meet on September 9 at Oregon State University’s Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center [...]

Eastern growers plant new pear

By |September 3rd, 2014|

Canadians are planting fire blight-resistant Harovin Sundown at high densities using biaxis trees.