Breeding for apple consumer preferences

By |June 7th, 2016|

Test orchard plays key role as researchers seek the next great apple variety.

Trials to improve cider tannins and harvesting

By |June 6th, 2016|

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For some cider makers, tannins are the holy grail of the cider business. Without tannins and fermentation, hard cider is

Cider apple variety shortage

By |June 6th, 2016|

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This story has been updated to reflect a correction. 

Increasing interest in hard ciders and a critical shortage of some varieties

The next GMO apple

By |June 3rd, 2016|

Arctic Golden Delicious set to be the first commercial crop of genetically modified apples, plans are underway for an Arctic Fuji.

Breeders continue effort to develop early cherry varieties

By |June 2nd, 2016|

California breeders continue efforts to develop early cherry varieties.

Breeding better rootstocks

By |May 27th, 2016|

Michigan State pursues patents for improved cherry rootstocks using plantings in the Pacific Northwest.

Two growers weigh in on cider apple varieties

By |May 27th, 2016|

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Two key growers in the cider apple market are weighing in for Good Fruit Grower on commonly used cider apple

Breeding the new cherry

By |May 18th, 2016|

WSU makes changes to sweet cherry program.

Time to say goodbye for Mimi Nye

By |May 11th, 2016|

Canoe Ridge Estate manager Mimi Nye retires after 35 years with Chateau Ste. Michelle.

Wine grape growers weigh in on Cabernet Sauvignon clones

By |April 29th, 2016|

Clonal choices

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