Technology and equipment

MN55 to be known as Rave

By |September 23rd, 2016|

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The newest apple variety developed by the University of Minnesota, MN55, will be sold under the brand name Rave.

Seventeen years

Let there be light on pears

By |September 23rd, 2016|

Two Washington pear growers try to bring light to lower canopies with trees on Y-trellises.

Pear industry continues push for more pear conditioning

By |September 20th, 2016|

Persistent conditions

Fresh pear industry pushes for stand-up “pouch” bags

By |September 12th, 2016|

Grab and go for consumer convenience

The tech advantage of digital oversight – Video

By |September 1st, 2016|

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Wafler Farms wanted to do more than just mechanize tasks on the farm.

Paul Wafler also wanted to be able to

Orchard innovators: Practices should change with mechanization

By |September 1st, 2016|

Learning Wafler Farms’ tall spindle tipped (TST) system.

Mechanization is rolling along — Video

By |August 31st, 2016|

Innovative New York growers find success with platforms and more.

Getting employees to switch from ladders to platforms

By |August 24th, 2016|

All aboard

New tools to determine fruit quality parameters

By |August 23rd, 2016|

Several devices and methods to measure fruit quality have been introduced to the market — here’s a look at what they do.

Bouncing back bigger and better

By |August 18th, 2016|

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Eleven months to the day after a wildfire destroyed a packing house in central Washington, one of the Northwest’s oldest

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