How does smoke affect wine grapes?

By |December 30th, 2016|

Researcher tests the effects of wildfire smoke on grapes and wine

Coastal California apple growers hold on through relationship with Martinelli’s

By |December 28th, 2016|

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One hundred years ago, Watsonville, California, was one of the apple leaders of the world, shipping fruit around the globe,

The GMO apple has arrived

By |December 27th, 2016|

“It’s not going away,” says Neal Carter of Okanagan Specialty Fruit.

RosBREED, part II

By |December 22nd, 2016|

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Consumers want great tasting fruit with few or no blemishes. Growers want that, too, but they also need fruit trees

Robert: More cider apples are needed to meet soaring demand

By |December 22nd, 2016|

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Why should anyone bother growing cider fruit?

Let’s start with what cider fruit is.

There are more than 7,000 varieties of apples

Cold-hardy apple variety draws interest for hard ciders

By |December 21st, 2016|

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Sometimes good things come in large packages.

For the owner of a small orchard in New England, that “good thing” came

WSTFA annual meeting — Wednesday wrapup

By |December 7th, 2016|

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Farm transfer planning and lending were the topics in one Wednesday morning session about “Future Farmers” at the Washington State

Day two of the WSTFA annual meeting, morning summary – Videos

By |December 6th, 2016|

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Technology and mechanization led the topics for the second day at the Washington State Tree Fruit Association’s annual meeting.

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Wrapping up day one of the WSTFA annual meeting – Video

By |December 5th, 2016|

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Two words can sum up Monday afternoon’s session of the 112th annual meeting of the Washington State Tree Fruit Association:

Cosmic Crisp to be grown overseas: Hort Show Preview

By |December 2nd, 2016|

Some Washington producers are caught off guard by international propagation plans for WA 38.

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