WSU Transitioning to Organic tour set for Aug. 2, 3

By |July 24th, 2017|

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Washington State University and the Next Generation Tree Fruit Network will hold a pair of tours focusing on transitioning to

NY Apple Association makes staffing changes

By |July 14th, 2017|

The New York Apple Association has announced that its president and CEO Cynthia Haskins will direct the association's marketing and promotional activities for the 2017 apple crop.

Lake Ontario Tour shows wide range of New York tree fruit farming

By |July 12th, 2017|

The only consistency on the Lake Ontario Fruit Program tour this summer was the humidity. Otherwise, the five-farm tour organized by Cornell University Cooperative Extension covered a remarkably diverse swath of tree fruit farming in a narrow band along Lake Ontario’s shores: new high density apple plantings and apple orchards far older than this reporter, along with high density peaches, berries, and a brand new cidery.

Bryant Christie Inc. celebrates 25th anniversary

By |July 12th, 2017|

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Bryant Christie Inc., a company that helps agricultural, food and beverage producers open and expand foreign markets, celebrated its 25th

Scholarships offered for United Fresh Washington Conference

By |July 12th, 2017|

The application period for the 2017 Frieda Rapoport Caplan Family Business Scholarship is now open.

IFTA seeks new management and staffing proposals

By |July 5th, 2017|

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The International Fruit Tree Association (IFTA) seeks proposals from individuals or management companies to provide executive management and staffing functions

Mite threatening honeybees in New York

By |June 29th, 2017|

A tiny mite is being blamed for major honeybee losses in New York, threatening the state’s $500 million agriculture industry.

Five companies honored with Produce Innovation Awards

By |June 29th, 2017|

Five products were honored with Produce Innovation Awards at the United Fresh Produce Association’s event in June.

WSU wine researchers win distilled spirit honors

By |June 29th, 2017|

A team from Washington State University took home top honors at the Worldwide Distilled Spirits Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, for research on spirits using a technique traditionally used on wine.

New estimate points to record NW cherry crop

By |June 23rd, 2017|

Now that cherry harvest is in full swing, growers have updated their estimate of the crop size.

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