Crab apple pruning demos

By |March 2nd, 2015|

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Two pruning demonstrations have been scheduled this month to help orchardists understand how to prune Manchurian crab apple trees in

WSU will add to tree fruit faculty

By |February 27th, 2015|

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Washington Stat

e University plans to hire several new faculty over the next couple of years to work specifically on issues

WAWGG honors grape industry members

By |February 17th, 2015|

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Several long-time industry members were honored for their decades of growing, industry involvement, and advancement of Washington State’s wine grape

Corr: Was USDA’s GMO decision a black cat crossing America’s orchards?

By |February 17th, 2015|

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To hear some critics tell it, the government’s decision Friday the 13th to deregulate a GMO apple was bad luck

Stark Bro’s testing new apple Scarlet Star

By |February 13th, 2015|

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Stark Bro’s Nurseries and Orchards Company is testing a new apple, named Scarlet Star, that was discovered as a whole-tree

WSU’s Tim Smith honored for 40 years of distinguished service

By |December 4th, 2014|

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Washington State University extension specialist Tim Smith has received the inaugural Washington Tree Fruit Distinguished Service Award for his significant

Distinguished Service Award: Harold Thome

By |November 28th, 2014|

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Harold Thome is old enough to remember his dad packing apples into barrels for shipment to Chicago 200 miles away.

But

Sweet Rosa Lynn

By |November 28th, 2014|

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The new apple variety Rosa Lynn is named after the wives of the two people who discovered it in an

Latino Leadership Award 2014: José Ramirez

By |November 28th, 2014|

His philosophy has always been that you can’t wait for things to happen around you. You have to make them happen.

2014 Silver Apple Award goes to Jerry Haak

By |November 28th, 2014|

Jerry Haak had a passion for growing fruit and finding better ways to do it. He used cutting-edge techniques not only to increase his yields, but to produce higher quality fruit and use labor more efficiently.

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