Washington apple crop expected to be big, but not a record

By |August 7th, 2017|

Washington apple growers expect a large, but not record, fresh volume for the 2017 harvest, which has begun in some of the earliest locations.

Cornell berry workshop set for Aug. 29

By |July 31st, 2017|

Cornell University will hold a berry crop field workshop at Aug. 29 at the Berry Patch in Stephentown, N.Y.

Washington wine commission sets research priorities

By |July 26th, 2017|

The Washington State Wine Commission has approved a list of research priorities for the coming year.

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.

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