April 15th 2015 Issue

Demand is strong for Geneva rootstocks

By |April 16th, 2015|

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

Pedro Cuevas Jr., Young Grower from Royal City, Washington

By |April 15th, 2015|

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grower / Royal City, Washington
age / 25
crops / Cherries, apples
business / Part owner of Rancho Cuevas orchard and fieldman with

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.

Apple box label collection is packer's passion

By |April 15th, 2015|

Bob Price has one of the country’s largest collections of apple box labels.

Canners need Bartletts

By |April 15th, 2015|

Grandy closes almost 20 years as manager of pear bargaining group by sealing a three-year contract with record prices for growers.

Don Mercer to be inducted into Wine Hall of Fame

By |April 13th, 2015|

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Horse Heaven Hills pioneer Don Mercer will be inducted in the Legend of Washington Hall of Fame in August by

Another record harvest for wine grapes

By |April 13th, 2015|

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Washington State’s 2014 wine grape harvest was the largest on record and posted the third consecutive year of growth, reports

Washington fruit commission representatives reappointed

By |April 13th, 2015|

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Mike Wade of Wenatchee has been reappointed as a representative of the Washington State Fruit Commission on the board of

Apple specialist retires

By |April 13th, 2015|

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Leslie Huffman, apple specialist with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, retired March 1.

She joined OMAFRA in

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