China opens to Washington State apples

By |October 29th, 2014|

 
Good news came to Washington’s apple industry today when U.S. Department of Agriculture officials announced the immediate reopening [...]

SnapDragon hits store shelves in November

By |October 23rd, 2014|

RubyFrost will go to market in January.

Mission to Kazakhstan

By |October 16th, 2014|

Young Kazakhs are being trained in horticulture to help them improve orchard production.

Prune out dead crab apple tissue

By |October 15th, 2014|

Reduce disease risk by pruning crab apple trees.

Research tackles decay issue

By |October 15th, 2014|

A new project will focus on controlling decay and finding pollinizers that are not disease hosts.

Market trends favor apples

By |October 15th, 2014|

Changing demographics and eating habits open opportunities for apples.

New York varieties come to market

By |October 15th, 2014|

Production of two new apples developed at Cornell is ramping up.

European consumers like bicolored apples

By |October 15th, 2014|

European consumers prefer bicolored apples and in some countries, including Germany, they associate dark red apples with mealiness.

European Fruit [...]

Marketer is smitten

By |October 15th, 2014|

Randy Steensma thinks the New Zealand apple Smitten has a big future.

Apple Commission reps are ready to promote large crop

By |October 14th, 2014|

With a record crop of Washington apples, estimated at 140 million boxes or more, Todd Fryhover is hoping to [...]