Should Cosmic Crisp have a “utility” grade?

By |June 21st, 2017|

Questions remain about color standards for new Washington State University variety.

Cosmic tips to growing WA 38

By |June 21st, 2017|

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The first commercial trees were planted this spring of the new apple variety WA 38, following nearly a decade of

Apple industry readies itself for the big thing called Cosmic Crisp

By |June 21st, 2017|

Planting surge of highly hyped Cosmic Crisp is likely to test growers, packers, marketers — and consumers.

Thinking of changing varieties? These growers have some advice.

By |June 14th, 2017|

Switch decision: Why is this new apple the right variety for me?

Daunting decisions when making the variety switch

By |June 14th, 2017|

Weigh all the factors when deciding when and how to switch varieties.

U.S. congressmen ask for analysis of Polish apples

By |June 14th, 2017|

Two Republican lawmakers from apple producing states have asked for a full pest and disease risk analysis of fruit imported from Poland, a nation that has not previously met U.S. requirements.

Chelan Fresh, Columbia Valley Fruit enter agreement

By |June 13th, 2017|

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Six weeks after announcing a merger with another fruit company, Chelan Fresh has entered into an exclusive marketing agreement with

What you learn from 50 million years of apple genetic history

By |June 12th, 2017|

Apple germplasm repository in Geneva, New York, contains enormous collection of genetic diversity that likely holds fruit’s deep secrets.

Ambrosia apple patent opens up

By |June 7th, 2017|

20-year U.S. patent ends on popular club variety.

Alfredo Reyes, a young grower from Royal City, Washington

By |June 2nd, 2017|

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family background / Alfredo was born in Mexico and grew up in Wenatchee with four sisters and two brothers. Everyone

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