By Melissa Hansen|2014-07-01T13:39:24+00:00November 1st, 2009|
A mechanical fruit thinner has scuffed some of these berries, which will later desiccate and fall off.
Efficient over-the-row tractors and
By Geraldine Warner|2014-02-25T19:22:35+00:00November 1st, 2009|
Michael Weber picks some samples of Mairac in a Washington State test planting.
With apple variety breeders putting a strong emphasis
By Good Fruit Grower|2015-01-05T10:50:13+00:00November 1st, 2009|
Tree pruning is one of the most important horticultural practices in an orchard. When you prune in winter, you are
By Geraldine Warner|2014-01-21T03:08:01+00:00November 1st, 2009|
The Rubens apple is harvested in early September, after Gala, and turns a vivid orange-red
By admin|2014-02-25T19:04:36+00:00November 1st, 2009|
Since 1994, Washington State University has strived to develop new apple cultivars with outstanding eating quality as quickly as possible.
By Geraldine Warner|2014-02-25T19:21:19+00:00November 1st, 2009|
Pete Van Well (left) and Alessio Martinelli of CIV, Italy, admire the color of Rubens apples in Wenatchee, Washington, just
By admin|2014-02-25T19:03:20+00:00November 1st, 2009|
America’s system of delivering food to retail customers is a marvel. Without a cadre of governmental central planners dictating production
By Geraldine Warner|2014-02-25T18:59:18+00:00November 1st, 2009|
The tree fruit industry can learn some valuable lessons from past food-safety scares, according to Dr. David Gombas, senior vice
By admin|2014-02-25T19:11:05+00:00November 1st, 2009|
Walter Bolinger became a fruit grower and packer after working for many years as a shopkeeper.
Merchant, politician, real estate developer,
By Geraldine Warner|2009-11-01T00:00:00+00:00November 1st, 2009|
The risk of tree fruits causing outbreaks of food-related illness is low. In fact, no outbreak has ever been linked