Early cherry is on fast track

By |May 26th, 2015|

WSU’s elite selection matures a little after Chelan.

Cheerful over cherries

By |May 22nd, 2015|

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They’re coming! Those wonderful, succulent, sweet cherries are at this very moment growing on those beautiful trees right along with

Montana cherry growers save the best till last

By |May 22nd, 2015|

For many years, Montana sweet cherries were marketed as the tail end of the Washington State crop, not having much of an identity of their own. But more recently, growers in Montana have worked to project a better image of what they think are better cherries and to get a better price for them.

WSU team taking on cherry disease

By |May 18th, 2015|

Little cherry virus 2 is spread by mealybugs

Calcium improves cherry quality

By |May 18th, 2015|

Calcium in field sprays and added to cooling water reduced pitting and improved cherry firmness.

California expects a moderate cherry crop

By |May 18th, 2015|

Maturity was running a week ahead of normal, minimizing any overlap with the Northwest cherry season.

Why go with Arctic GMO apple?

By |May 18th, 2015|

There are apple varieties that naturally don’t turn brown.

Nick Hammond, Young Grower from The Dalles, Oregon

By |May 12th, 2015|

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grower / The Dalles, Oregon
age / 32
crops / Cherries
business / Foreman for Curtis Orchards
other experience / Works with bush-sized trees

New farm-worker housing opens

By |May 7th, 2015|

The Cashmere, Washington, facility can house 200 people.

Sharing workers saves costs

By |May 7th, 2015|

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Small growers who can’t justify the high costs of employing foreign guest workers through the H-2A program can reduce the

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