About 130 Washington growers are evaluating WSU’s first apple, WA 2, in their orchards.
Soon, Washington State growers are going to have a wide choice of new apple varieties to grow, all of which are being developed specifically for them.
Washington State University has released the first two varieties from its [...]
Early Robin has the potential of meeting the demand for an early harvest Rainier-type cherry.
Twenty years ago, fresh cherry producers in the Pacific Northwest were limited in their variety choices to primarily Bing and Rainier. Now, however, there is a plethora of available varieties with more appearing all the [...]
Nothing adds spice to a horticulture meeting like a discussion of new, upcoming, promising apple varieties.
Some growers—those depending on commercial packing houses and wholesale distribution—may be looking for that one new variety that could someday transform the industry. Honeycrisp comes to mind.
Growers who have more direct access to local [...]
Pictured checking a new meter station are members of The Dalles Irrigation District’s Save Water Save Energy project planning team (from left): Tom Bailey, Tim Dahle, Mike Richardson, Lynn Long, Merlin Berg, and Casey Pink. Jac le Roux and Mike Omeg are not pictured.
A visit to Australia opened Tim [...]