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