By admin|2008-11-01T00:00:00+00:00November 1st, 2008|
Federal Funds Approved for Tree Fruit The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Specialty Crop Block Grant Program will help fund
By Geraldine Warner|2008-11-01T00:00:00+00:00November 1st, 2008|
Hort Association President Mark Holtzinger thinks it’s “cool to be a farmer.” Get ready for
Conference for Entrepreneurs Eric Villagas, award-winning chef and host of the Public Broadcasting Service’s television show Fork in the
By Melissa Hansen|2008-11-01T00:00:00+00:00November 1st, 2008|
Peach and nectarine trees in France cost the equivalent of U.S.$16, including royalties. In the nursery, mechanical hedgers
Washington Apple Commission board members are hoping to interview a shortlist of three candidates for the position of president during
by Keith Granger, Gwen Hoheisel, and Jay Brunner, Washington State University How can Washington tree fruit growers build better
The future of the Concorde pear seems uncertain, despite the good characteristics of the fruit.
Background: Dropped Concorde pears. Inset, back: Rudy Prey finds discoloring, showing that the trunk is infected with fireblight.
The Washington State Department of Ecology has fined Snokist Growers of Yakima, Washington, $10,000 for failing to respond properly when
Concorde pears in a healthy block. Fireblight can become systemic in Concorde trees. The 2008 season