Allan Brothers buys Sagemoor Vineyards

By |April 10th, 2014|

Allan Brothers, one of the Yakima Valley’s most prominent fruit companies, is buying another well-known name, Sagemoor Vineyards, for [...]

Opal apple verified non-GMO

By |April 2nd, 2014|

FirstFruits heads off confusion with a GMO-apple that might be approved.

Short crops grow long tails

By |March 20th, 2014|

Short crops grow long tails, they say in the grain trade, and it apparently applies to apples, too. Apple [...]

Michigan growers approve Tree Fruit Commission

By |March 18th, 2014|

Michigan fruit growers voted to approve creation of a Michigan Tree Fruit Research and Development Program, which will be [...]

Video: IFTA members visit century-old farm

By |March 11th, 2014|

Day’s Century Growers Inc. at Kelowna is one of the oldest and biggest pear producers in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley.

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.

A humble leader (Video)

By |March 5th, 2014|

Throughout his career, WSU entomologist Jay Brunner has turned science into economic reality for Washington State tree fruit growers.

Cold Train has new owners, expansion plans

By |March 3rd, 2014|

Up to 1,000 more containers planned to move food across nation.

David Geen named Outstanding Grower by IFTA

By |February 26th, 2014|

KELOWNA, B.C. — British Columbia orchardist David Geen was named Outstanding Grower of the Year by the International Fruit [...]

It’s cold — so can I prune?

By |December 6th, 2013|

With the early cold weather that we are experiencing you may be wondering how recently pruned trees will respond to these cold temperatures.