Beating bitter pit in Honeycrisp

By |October 19th, 2016|

The key lies in combining foliar calcium sprays with reduced potassium fertilization.

Grafting provides ‘A better solution’

By |October 14th, 2016|

Hedges Family Estates grafts Cabernet Sauvignon to Merlot as a cost-effective option to replanting

WSTFA annual meeting 2016: How continuous change forces adaptation

By |October 12th, 2016|

Why change now? A Good Point by Sam Godwin

Demystifying cold-hardy grapes

By |October 11th, 2016|

Northern Grapes Project is designed to encourage the wine industry in colder climates.

Domestic apple market looks bright

By |October 6th, 2016|

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The value of the dollar and the increasing size of the apple crop in other countries — boosting competition on

U.S. growers hope to send apples to Japan once again

By |October 5th, 2016|

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For the first time in 15 years, apple growers are pursuing exports to Japan.

The U.S. is the top food exporter

Swapping wheat for Pinot

By |September 28th, 2016|

One of the largest wineries in Oregon is planting 400 acres of Pinot Noir in what were wheat fields with the help of some new technologies.

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.

In the hunt for cold-hardy pears

By |September 22nd, 2016|

A Vermont organic grower is evaluating 84 pear varieties as cold-hardy rootstock candidates.

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