Pear Bureau Northwest has launched a redesigned trade website focused on the business of pears to grow pear sales.
Visitors to www.trade.usapears.org will find information about pear varieties and availability, marketing trends and research, and promotion
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan — Tree fruit growers from all over the world have converged on Grand here for the International Fruit Tree Conference.
A total of 291 people attended the first activity Saturday, a day-long pre-conference
It’s a new era for viticulture and enology research in Washington.
Washington’s wine industry has started the process of building a world-class research program.
The industry has invested in a new wine science facility, developed a strategic
Chinese online shoppers love American food, with U.S. cherries and apples among the most popular sellers, says Fortune magazine.
Looking at Alibaba, China’s version of Amazon, Fortune reports strong growth in online sales of Northwest cherries and
The 73rd annual Cherry Institute begins January 15 at the Yakima Convention Center with an update on the Cherry Breeding Program at Washington State University by Dena Ybarra of Perleberg Orchards.
Other presentations that day include:
More than 80 wine regulators and wine industry representatives from 17 Pacific Rim economies met in Adelaide, Australia, to work toward streamlining import-export requirements for wine.
The two-day Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Wine Regulatory Forum’s 2015
Nominations for grower and handler positions on the Washington Cherry Marketing Committee will take place during industry meetings in January. The committee establishes grade, size, and pack regulations for fresh sweet cherries from designated counties
The New York Times gives a detailed account of competition among new varieties to dominate the $3 billion apple industry.
Readers of Good Fruit Grower are familiar with emerging varieties, such as Cosmic Crisp, that seek
Pear Bureau Northwest, the non-profit marketing organization that represents the 1,600 pear growers of Oregon and Washington (home to 84 percent of the U.S. fresh pear crop), announced that that Lynsey Kennedy, the organization’s international
Leading e-commerce retailer Alibaba Group featured Washington apples at the kickoff for its online shopping frenzy in China in November.
Washington apples were the only imported fresh fruit showcased to kickoff Alibaba’s T-Mall 11.11 Global Shopping
The proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will cause a significant number of tariffs on fruit exported to many Asian nations by the United States to go away immediately or within several years, according to an analysis
Australia has announced plans to accept 12,000 refugees from Iraq and Syria, and the horticulture industry is eyeing the potential for an influx of new workers.
In a statement Sept. 15, the industry’s Voice of Agriculture
Chris Schlect, President of Northwest Horticultural Council, has been invited to join a select group to greet Chinese President Xi Jinping in Seattle Sep. 22-24, an event officially confirmed today.
Seattle will be the first U.S.