By Geraldine Warner|2013-11-24T18:39:23+00:00March 15th, 2012|
Consolidation within the Washington apple industry over the years has led to a dramatic drop in the number of growers,
By Richard Lehnert|2013-11-24T18:21:01+00:00March 15th, 2012|
A bumblebee finds nectar in a wildflower planting.
PHOTOS COURTESY OF USDA NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION SERVICE
Fruit growers across the country will
By Geraldine Warner|2013-11-14T12:36:07+00:00March 15th, 2012|
The Washington apple industry was exporting a significant percentage of its crop, long before the Washington Apple Commission was formed.
By admin|2013-11-24T18:34:37+00:00March 15th, 2012|
Queen bees lay eggs singly in cells of the honeycomb. After the eggs hatch, worker bees feed the larvae in
By Melissa Hansen|2013-11-14T12:47:32+00:00March 15th, 2012|
Pacific Northwest apple and pear exports to Europe have dropped dramatically since pesticide regulations were harmonized among members of the
By Melissa Hansen|2013-11-24T18:37:23+00:00March 15th, 2012|
To stay in business for the long haul, orchardists must produce exceptional quantities of exceptional fruit. Fortunately, there are many
By Richard Lehnert|2013-11-24T18:18:06+00:00March 15th, 2012|
Damage by apple flea weevil.
Organic apple growers in the Midwest appear to have a relatively simple solution to their
By Melissa Hansen|2013-11-14T14:13:34+00:00March 15th, 2012|
Implementing a food safety program for an orchard might seem overwhelming. But with forethought, planning, and willingness to seek assistance,
By Geraldine Warner|2013-11-24T18:44:21+00:00March 15th, 2012|
WSU engineers are developing a vibrating actuator that will be used with a mechanical harvester to shake limbs and remove
By Geraldine Warner|2013-11-24T18:27:32+00:00March 15th, 2012|
While Harold Copple managed the Apple Commision between 1947 and 1957, most of the apples produced in Washington were Winesap.