Access to China is near

By |February 15th, 2012|

It’s been almost two decades since the U.S. pear industry began pushing for access to China, but it [...]

Exports boost pear returns

By |February 15th, 2012|

James Foreman advocates expanding exports and giving up segments of the U.S. market to Argentina [...]

Globalization threatens wine terroir

By |February 1st, 2012|

Globalization has brought the world of wine to our front door, offering endless choices for consumers and great opportunities [...]

MAP funds granted for stone fruits

By |February 1st, 2012|

Dissolution of the California Tree Fruit Agreement created opportunity for Washington State stone fruit, says Ingrid Mohn, FAS market [...]

Why do new varieties fail?

By |January 15th, 2012|

In spite of the 70 breeding programs around the world developing new tree fruit cultivars, most new varieties are [...]

Reds likely to reign overseas

By |January 15th, 2012|

As the Washington State apple crop shifts in terms of varieties and volumes, the Washington Apple Commission must match [...]

U.K. growers try to lower residues

By |December 1st, 2011|

Jerry Cross is in charge of entomology and plant pathology at East Malling Research, where trials to minimize residues [...]

Southeastern peaches enter Mexican markets

By |September 1st, 2011|

H-2A workers in the Titan Farms packing plant cheered when they found their peaches were going to their home [...]

Reviving the British pear

By |September 1st, 2011|

British pear growers have been removing pear orchards at an alarming rate because they’ve not been profitable. Now, the [...]

U.K. grower demos modern concepts

By |September 1st, 2011|

Tony Sunnucks, a fruit grower in Kent, England, is developing a concept pear orchard financed by the U.K. fruit [...]