April 19th, 2017|0 Comments
Managing weeds and maintaining nitrogen in organic apple production is an expensive and labor-intensive task.
April 3rd, 2017|0 Comments
Research helps to develop guidelines for dealing with salinity, sodicity in the vineyard.
February 28th, 2017|0 Comments
What growers need to know to prepare for implementing robotic harvest technology
Industry shares information at Interpera Congress in South Africa, with plans for 10th annual meeting to be held in U.S. for first time.
February 23rd, 2017|0 Comments
Questions abound about implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act. To keep you abreast of
February 8th, 2017|0 Comments
As the first year of the Washington wine industry’s amplified research program is now behind
January 20th, 2017|0 Comments
January 19th, 2017|0 Comments
It’s that time of year again when we’ll be visiting your mailbox more often. From
January 13th, 2017|0 Comments
The Pear Bureau is celebrating 85 years of promoting the beautiful and delicious pears nurtured
December 22nd, 2016|0 Comments
Why should anyone bother growing cider fruit?
Let’s start with what cider fruit is.
There are more
November 30th, 2016|0 Comments
“Continuous Change,” the theme of the Washington State Tree Fruit Association 112th Annual Meeting, is
October 31st, 2016|1 Comment
The 2016 Washington State Tree Fruit Association Annual Meeting and Hort Expo—the “Hort Show”—is fast
October 7th, 2016|0 Comments
Researchers from Washington State University, the Washington State Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department
September 14th, 2016|2 Comments
The pear industry has unlimited potential and is ripe for a revolution
August 23rd, 2016|0 Comments
Several devices and methods to measure fruit quality have been introduced to the market — here’s a look at what they do.
August 11th, 2016|0 Comments
Even as retailers continue to up the ante by adding more restrictive food safety requirements
May 18th, 2016|0 Comments
After record-setting heat in 2015, cherry growers look to new year.
Another Northwest cherry season is
April 19th, 2016|0 Comments
A Good Fruit Grower good point by Mike Wade, USApple chairman
March 17th, 2016|0 Comments
“One bad apple will spoil the barrel” is almost as familiar as the saying “an
March 1st, 2016|3 Comments
Integrated pest management research has saved Washington’s wine grape growers millions in pesticide costs.
February 18th, 2016|0 Comments
Thirty-two million dollars for enhanced tree fruit research and extension.
In 2013, Washington fruit growers finalized
January 29th, 2016|0 Comments
It’s a new era for viticulture and enology research in Washington.
Washington’s wine industry has started
January 6th, 2016|0 Comments
The Washington Agriculture and Forestry Education Foundation (AgForestry) is a leadership development program for adults
December 28th, 2015|2 Comments
Eliminating tariff rates on tree fruit is a trade policy objective of the Northwest Horticultural Council. TPP furthers this objective.
October 6th, 2015|0 Comments
Growers and packers are adapting to the new requirements.
September 14th, 2015|0 Comments
Travel time is not normally compensable, but there are exceptions.
May 18th, 2015|4 Comments
There are apple varieties that naturally don’t turn brown.
March 10th, 2015|0 Comments
By Jon DeVaney
While not yet ratified, an agreement on a new contract for West Coast
February 17th, 2015|1 Comment
The recent approval by USDA of the Arctic apple brands wasn’t unforeseen by our industry.
February 1st, 2012|0 Comments
Arsenic in apple juice. Apples, pears, and cherries on the Environmental Working Group’s latest “Dirty
April 21st, 2017|0 Comments
April 20th, 2017|1 Comment