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No ban on small cherries

By |December 19th, 2013|

Washington’s fresh cherry packers will continue to be allowed to ship 12-row red cherries, members of the Washington Cherry [...]

Feedback wanted on Washington’s consolidation plan

By |December 6th, 2013|

Four Washington tree fruit industry organizations will consolidate next summer, and the question now is how best to do [...]

Going to market

By |December 1st, 2013|

Farmers' markets are booming, and fruit growers are capitalizing.

The Cold Train

By |December 1st, 2013|

Since early in 2010, more produce--including apples--has been hauled east by rail.

Grower comments wanted

By |November 27th, 2013|

Consolidation task force seeks input.

Farmers’ markets provide feedback

By |November 22nd, 2013|

Steve Chinchiolo of River Bend Orchards in Ripon, California, has sold fruit through farmers’ markets since the late [...]

New Zealand’s ­audacious plan

By |November 22nd, 2013|

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

Good Stuff

By |November 18th, 2013|

Early Pink Lady
An early maturing selection of Pink Lady (cultivar Cripps Pink) is available from Brandt’s Fruit Trees [...]

Cider business flourishes

By |November 18th, 2013|

Hard cider is a burgeoning industry in the Pacific Northwest, with 32 cideries at last count. But most people who [...]

Hort Show time!

By |November 18th, 2013|

Washington and Michigan kick off the winter meeting season with packed programs.