Tree fruit associations close down

By |August 29th, 2014|

Two long-established tree fruit organizations closed their doors on August 29 as they merged into the new Washington State [...]

New Michigan commission signs agreement with university

By |August 28th, 2014|

Fruit industry leaders and Michigan State University officials met at the Clarksville Horticultural Research Station on August 26 to [...]

Large crops impact pricing for processing apples

By |August 28th, 2014|

The prospect of Washington State’s record apple crop, with more than 20 million bushels of sort-outs, is having an [...]

Apple crop is big worldwide

By |August 28th, 2014|

United States apple growers are harvesting a big crop—the third largest ever—but that’s a small part of the big [...]

WSU seeks tree fruit pathologist

By |August 27th, 2014|

Washington State University plans to interview candidates this fall for a plant pathology research position in Wenatchee that has [...]

USApple bumps crop size estimate to 263.8 million bushels

By |August 23rd, 2014|

The U.S. Apple Association says there are more apples out there than the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimated on [...]

Processors agree to price schedule for Michigan apples

By |August 20th, 2014|

The Michigan Processing Apple Growers marketing committee has negotiated minimum apple prices with six apple processors.

The prices are $12.50 [...]

Washington apple producers hope to resume exports to China

By |August 15th, 2014|

After being shut out of China for two seasons, some Washington apple producers will likely try to comply with [...]

USDA publishes proposed rule to allow imports of apples from China

By |August 15th, 2014|

The public has until September 16 to comment on the proposed rule.

California fruit league changes name

By |August 12th, 2014|

Nearly 80 years after its inception, the California Grape and Tree Fruit League announced they are changing their name [...]