McFerson applies for WSU director job

By |April 20th, 2015|

 

Dr. Jim McFerson, manager of the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission for the past 14 years, has applied for [...]

Promising pear rootstocks

By |April 16th, 2015|

Researchers study Amelanchier and quince selections as pear rootstocks for Pacific Northwest.

Demand is strong for Geneva rootstocks

By |April 16th, 2015|

Nurseries and growers have much to learn about the newer ones.

Keep varieties updated

By |April 15th, 2015|

Orchards need to be renovated to produce the kind of fruit that’s in demand.

Rootstocks under trial

By |April 15th, 2015|

Geneva rootstocks might be less vigorous in Washington.

Honeycrisp is still an enigma

By |April 14th, 2015|

Growers have yet to unlock the horticultural secrets of growing Honeycrisp in a warm climate.

Nova Scotia revisited

By |April 2nd, 2015|

Nova Scotia has earned a reputation for producing the best Honeycrisp apples.

WSU to rerelease WA 2

By |April 2nd, 2015|

WA 2, which stays crisp and improves in flavor, has good potential for late-season sales.

Irrigation management key to growing Honeycrisp

By |April 2nd, 2015|

Honeycrisp trees don’t like excessive water, says veteran Washington tree fruit grower.

Preparing for lift-off

By |April 1st, 2015|

Proprietary Variety Management—the company that is managing the commercialization of Washington State University’s WA 38 apple—has formed an industry-wide [...]