International

Pruning demonstrations on stopping postharvest disease

By |March 5th, 2014|

Three Northwest industry groups have organized pruning demonstrations on how to stop postharvest diseases spread by infected Manchurian crabapple trees.

Managing crab apple diseases

By |February 18th, 2014|

Crab apple disease management starts in the orchard with pruning.

NFE’s Archer retires

By |January 13th, 2014|

After leading the Northwest Fruit Exporters for 20 years, Jim Archer retired at the end of 2013. Fred Scarlett [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]