Apple art winner

By |November 14th, 2014|

Laura Ramirez, 18, of Sunnyside, Washington, was the grand-prize winner in the Washington Apple Education Foundation’s Year of the [...]

Hort Council appoints vice president

By |November 6th, 2014|

Kate Woods, legislative director for Congressman Doc Hastings in Washington, D.C., has accepted a position as vice president of [...]

RosBREED extended with new SCRI grant of $10 million

By |November 6th, 2014|

Ten million dollars in new funding will transform the RosBREED project from a research program devoted to genetic discovery [...]

USDA Announces Loss Adjustment for Late Apple Harvest

By |November 6th, 2014|

Multi-Peril Crop Insurance policyholders are getting an extension because of the delayed maturity of apple crop this year.

The USDA [...]

Eric Dunham 1970 – 2014

By |November 3rd, 2014|

Washington’s Walla Walla winemaking veteran Eric Dunham died October 23 in Cannon Beach, Oregon. He was 44.

Dunham was born [...]

John Daniel Gebbers, 1930 – 2014

By |October 31st, 2014|

 

John “Danny” Gebbers, 84, patriarch of the Gebbers family that has been growing apples near Brewster for more than [...]

China opens to Washington State apples

By |October 29th, 2014|

 
Good news came to Washington’s apple industry today when U.S. Department of Agriculture officials announced the immediate reopening [...]

United Fresh endorses Newhouse

By |October 23rd, 2014|

United Fresh Produce Association,  the national trade association for the fresh produce industry in Washington, D.C., has endorsed Dan [...]

SnapDragon hits store shelves in November

By |October 23rd, 2014|

RubyFrost will go to market in January.

Tree Fruit Association prepares for board elections

By |October 16th, 2014|

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