November 1st, 2006|0 Comments
Yakima orchardist Randy Valicoff was at home watching Washington State University and the University of Washington battle it out in
The Glen Red variety, one of three varieties developed and patented by Bradford Genetics, will be grown under license agreements throughout the world.
Mothers play a critical role as the key decision-maker in purchasing food for themselves and their families. Mothers between the ages of 25 to 38
The Next Big Thing is a grower cooperative that formed this summer to bring new fruit varieties to market. The cooperative involves five grower-packer-shippers in
Incentive and cost-share payments are available to orchardists for using practices that conserve natural resources. Through its Environmental Quality Incentives Program, the Natural Resources Conservation
Dr. Carlos Chavez is a university professor and a horticultural advisor. He’s a leader of the Mexican tree fruit industry and represents a long list
Three years ago, a federal court ruling forced the commission to stop doing generic promotions in the domestic market. Major marketers discuss the impact of
John Plaza of Imperium Renewables said the new company hopes to produce biodiesel from winter canola grown in Washington. Rising prices
In a setting more associated with rodeos, sagebrush, and open space than wine, Amy Mumma is reaching both professionals and consumers with her Wine World
Apple slices that don’t turn brown and fruits that have higher levels of antioxidants to fight cancer or improve health are some potential results of
Labor will become less of a competitive factor because all regions are experiencing shortages, says Ed Kershaw of Domex. With increasing
Despite hail damage in the Wenatchee, Washington, district, Stemilt Growers is packing and marketing its largest pear crop ever of 1.5 million 44-pound-equivalent boxes, up
There’s a limit to the number of apple varieties retailers will carry, says Roger Pepperl. Washington apple growers are fortunate to
The biodiesel market is poised to expand dramatically in Washington State. Natural Selections Farms in Sunnyside, in the lower Yakima Valley, is set to open
Oneonta/Starr Ranch Growers of Wenatchee, Washington, has received the World Trade Club’s 2006 Governor’s Trader of the Year Award. The award has been given
Scott Marboe (left) and Steve Reinholt with the World Trade Club’s 2006 Trader of the Year Award that Oneonta received. In
When WSU established its Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center in Wenatchee almost 60 years ago, it was in a fruit- growing area.
October 6th, 2015|0 Comments
Growers and packers are adapting to the new requirements.
September 28th, 2015|0 Comments
Last Tuesday morning I was present as member of the welcoming committee for the official arrival ceremony for Present Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic
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