International

Crossing the border

By |January 6th, 2014|

Some B.C. apples moved south last fall, into Washington packing houses.

New Zealand’s ­audacious plan

By |November 22nd, 2013|

The New Zealand pipfruit industry hopes to double its worth in the coming decade.

Russian retailers see Washington harvest

By |October 25th, 2013|

Produce buyers from five Russian retail chains, who came to Washington State this week to learn about the tree [...]

Cherry sales sizzle in China

By |October 18th, 2013|

Online cherry sales in China were the highlight of a season that growers, marketers, and retailers would rather forget.

Learning from last season

By |October 17th, 2013|

The 2012 U.S. apple crop holds some lessons for apple marketers, lessons that are not “intuitive.” For example, consumers [...]

Export promotions need shipper support

By |August 1st, 2013|

Todd Fryhover, president of the Washington Apple Commission, says the industry needs to increase demand.
Geraldine Warner

The Washington Apple [...]

Good Stuff

By |August 1st, 2013|

Closer receives registration
Dow AgroSciences has received federal registration of its sulfoxaflor insecticide, sold under the brand name Closer, [...]

Cider history repeated?

By |August 1st, 2013|

Reputedly, hard cider is America’s historic beverage, once considered safer to drink than water and easy to produce since [...]

How many apples?

By |August 1st, 2013|

When the U.S. Apple Association convenes in Chicago later this month for the Apple Crop Outlook and Marketing Conference, [...]

The French connection

By |August 1st, 2013|

At least a dozen orchardists along the Hudson River from New York City north to Albany are developing cideries—the [...]