Tree Fruit Association prepares for board elections

By |October 16th, 2014|

Growers will not be able to opt out of funding the association.

Crop insurance closing deadline approaches

By |October 16th, 2014|

Fruit growers in the Pacific Northwest are being reminded about the November 20 closing deadline for crop insurance for [...]

Northern Grapes Project gets $2.6 million in added funding

By |October 16th, 2014|

The Northern Grapes Project has received an additional $2.6 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Specialty [...]

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 [...]

Michael L. Miller, 1947 – 2014

By |October 9th, 2014|

Mike Miller, 67, known for his infectious grin, had deep roots in Washington’s Yakima Valley agriculture.

His grandfather helped to [...]

24 lucky Cosmic Crisp winners

By |October 8th, 2014|

Washington State University has announced the winners of a drawing held to decide who will be able to purchase [...]

Guy William “Bill” Powers, 1926 – 2014

By |October 2nd, 2014|

Washington wine industry legend Bill Powers, known for his innovative, organic grape growing and winemaking, died September 23. He was 88.

Large crop on Interpoma agenda

By |October 1st, 2014|

Europe’s record apple crop and Russia’s ban on European imports will be on the agenda at Interpoma, a biennial [...]

Online cherry promotion earns campaign of the year honor

By |October 1st, 2014|

Northwest Cherry Growers and two Chinese online retailers, Fruitday and Tmall, have received Asia Fruit Logistica’s Marketing Campaign of [...]

East Malling appoints French researcher

By |October 1st, 2014|

East Malling Research in Kent, England, has appointed physiologist Dr. Julien Lecourt to lead research into optimizing efficiency, yields, [...]