The ripe way for pears in postharvest

By |January 30th, 2018|

Specialist Rob Blakey makes industrywide recommendations for postharvest pear ripening.

After loss, important postharvest research continues

By |January 30th, 2018|

Colleagues carry on cherry and pear postharvest projects of the late Yan Wang of Oregon State University, with some intriguing new findings.

Researchers discover a coat of armor for cherries

By |January 30th, 2018|

A thin film of gum acacia shows promise to prevent splitting in packing house trials.

Michigan growers go local with cherries

By |January 30th, 2018|

Growth looks promising in Michigan's fresh cherry market.

John Grubb, a young grower from Wenatchee, Washington

By |January 26th, 2018|

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family background/ John is a fourth-generation cherry grower who pursued degrees in sustainable agriculture, integrated plant science and fruit and

Ohio grower adds a touch of tech to his orchard

By |January 26th, 2018|

Former information-technology specialist uses computer skills in pick-your-own venture.

Finding success the cooperative way

By |January 24th, 2018|

The fewer grower cooperatives packing fruit in the industry today still play crucial role.

The challenges of storing organic apples

By |January 24th, 2018|

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Last season, Washington harvested 13 million boxes of organic apples and even more are expected this year, which means that

Midsize growers will feel the squeeze

By |January 24th, 2018|

Tree fruit industry poised for consolidation, banker says.

Blakey: Important lessons at Postharvest Fruit School

By |January 22nd, 2018|

Washington State University event scheduled for March 20-22.

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