September 1st, 2009|0 Comments
The 2009 season should have been a banner year for Northwest cherries, judging by the volume and quality of cherries shipped, the amount of retail
A research report from Dr. David Sugar, Oregon State University, Medford
Bartlett pear growers practice a variety of techniques to increase the size of the fruit
The conversation among Pacific Northwest fruit growers tends to focus on the fresh market, where returns are generally more favorable. A very small percentage of
As we move together into another apple harvest, the Washington Apple Commission strives to evolve to mirror the ever-changing export market requirements, matching international consumer
The Port of Benton located the site for the Clore Center and has a long-term lease with the center’s board.
Since the founding directors kicked off
Dr. Jay Brunner (right) and the Pest Management Transition Project team have reached out to growers, consultants, and farmworkers.
by Keith R. Granger, Jay F. Brunner,
A family samples USA pears in a supermarket in the city of Dubai. The United Arab Emirates is a significant market for USA Pears.
The United States and China are each hoping the other will grant permission to export pears.
The United States has been requesting access to China for
Ideally, the long-term future will bring a dwarfing rootstock to enable pear growers to switch to more efficient production systems, but a more immediate need
Since the pear industry still lacks a dwarfing rootstock, Dr. Todd Einhorn is experimenting with ways to improve light penetration in standard pear trees.
The Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center’s 22-acre site stretches along the Yakima River in Prosser, Washington. Plans for the site include a 15,000-square-foot building,
Orchardist Gorham Blaine developed his steep V system for pears.
Pear grower Gorham Blaine has developed his own techniques for stimulating early production at his Dog
OSU horticulturist Dr. Todd Einhorn is experimenting to find out the best angle to train branches of d’Anjou pear trees to discourage suckering and promote
Big Gala crop
The Washington State apple industry expects to harvest 107 million boxes of fresh apples this fall, according to the first official estimate compiled
Dear Good Fruit Grower:
There is not enough space in your publication to praise, brag, nor describe the impact that Dr. Joe Sabol has made on
November 30th, 2016|0 Comments
“Continuous Change,” the theme of the Washington State Tree Fruit Association 112th Annual Meeting, is a familiar challenge to the Washington tree fruit industry.
November 4th, 2016|0 Comments
It seems we are the victims of our own inaction. This month we will vote for America’s next president and yet, at this writing, neither
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