May 18th, 2016|0 Comments
After record-setting heat in 2015, cherry growers look to new year.
Another Northwest cherry season is
May 17th, 2016|0 Comments
Cherry marketing: “awareness, awareness, awareness.”
May 13th, 2016|0 Comments
California cherry growing conditions are tough, but growers are tougher.
Heavy rains in early May have significantly lowered the estimate of California’s sweet cherry crop.
May 12th, 2016|1 Comment
Marketers changing strategies to meet growing consumer demand.
May 11th, 2016|0 Comments
Canadian farm labor program reaches 50-year milestone.
May 4th, 2016|0 Comments
Del Monte celebrates a century in Yakima, Washington.
April 28th, 2016|0 Comments
The increasing emphasis on food safety means changes are ahead for tree fruit packing houses.
April 27th, 2016|0 Comments
Honeybear Brands of Minnesota bringing in its largest crop from South America plantings.
April 25th, 2016|0 Comments
The U.S. Apple Association has released a new, mobile-friendly website at usapple.org.
The website continues to
April 20th, 2016|0 Comments
The federal government has approved a new wine grape appellation in the Northwest: the Lewis-Clark
April 19th, 2016|0 Comments
A Good Fruit Grower good point by Mike Wade, USApple chairman
April 5th, 2016|0 Comments
Marketing minds meet their apple match with increasing number of varieties.
March 30th, 2016|0 Comments
Third-generation Maine grower finds conference helps with growing U-pick business.
March 23rd, 2016|1 Comment
Companies cater to restaurants that don’t want to waste a whole bottle on a single pour.
March 17th, 2016|0 Comments
“One bad apple will spoil the barrel” is almost as familiar as the saying “an
March 10th, 2016|0 Comments
The California Specialty Crops Council will hold its 2016 MRL Harmonization Workshop June 1-2 in
March 8th, 2016|0 Comments
The American Heart Association has certified Green and Red Anjou pears from USA Pears as
March 1st, 2016|0 Comments
Study shows apple maggot pupae can be killed in yard waste, but more research is needed.
March 1st, 2016|3 Comments
Integrated pest management research has saved Washington’s wine grape growers millions in pesticide costs.
February 22nd, 2016|0 Comments
Blueberries have made big gains with consumers, but there are signs growers should be cautious.
February 10th, 2016|0 Comments
Fruit growers need look no further than the beverage aisle at their local convenience store
February 9th, 2016|0 Comments
Washington State University’s WA 2 apple will be marketed as Sunrise Magic, the university announced
February 8th, 2016|0 Comments
Pear Bureau Northwest has launched a redesigned trade website focused on the business of pears
February 6th, 2016|0 Comments
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan — Tree fruit growers from all over the world have converged on
February 4th, 2016|0 Comments
A blind tasting of wines brought Duckhorn Wine Company to Washington.
February 2nd, 2016|0 Comments
China’s economic struggles may make for a difficult cherry export year.
January 29th, 2016|0 Comments
It’s a new era for viticulture and enology research in Washington.
Washington’s wine industry has started
January 26th, 2016|0 Comments
Retail space is at a premium, with growth in the number of products and organics.
January 14th, 2016|0 Comments
Scientists hope to reduce food safety risks in Washington apple packing houses.
Research will help inform the FDA and producers as the Food Safety Modernization Act is implemented.
Table grapes grow well in eastern Washington and could be popular in niche markets.
January 13th, 2016|0 Comments
Fresh apples, pears and sweet cherries hold their own for U.S. producers.
January 7th, 2016|1 Comment
Growers can sell for a higher price, but they also face higher overhead and labor costs.
January 7th, 2016|0 Comments
Acreage, production and prices continue to increase in Washington.
Juice grape prices are likely to remain flat this year, but 2017 could be brighter for growers.
January 6th, 2016|0 Comments
Prices going up after Washington growers harvest third-largest crop ever.
The Mexican government is imposing provisional duties on most U.S. apple exports, beginning Jan. 7,
December 30th, 2015|2 Comments
Chinese online shoppers love American food, with U.S. cherries and apples among the most popular
December 28th, 2015|2 Comments
Eliminating tariff rates on tree fruit is a trade policy objective of the Northwest Horticultural Council. TPP furthers this objective.
December 28th, 2015|0 Comments
Hort council aims for industry involvement to help monitor other nations’ quality metrics.
December 21st, 2015|0 Comments
Some Ontario growers have turned to wine grapes, while others are growing fresh stone fruit varieties.
November 25th, 2015|0 Comments
The 73rd annual Cherry Institute begins January 15 at the Yakima Convention Center with an
November 16th, 2015|0 Comments
More than 80 wine regulators and wine industry representatives from 17 Pacific Rim economies met
November 13th, 2015|0 Comments
Experimental design doubled Concord grape yields last year.
November 4th, 2015|0 Comments
Nominations for grower and handler positions on the Washington Cherry Marketing Committee will take place
The New York Times gives a detailed account of competition among new varieties to dominate
November 3rd, 2015|0 Comments
Pear Bureau Northwest, the non-profit marketing organization that represents the 1,600 pear growers of Oregon
October 30th, 2015|0 Comments
Although Europe has extensive organic acreage, much of it is not very productive.
October 23rd, 2015|0 Comments
Older orchards can be repurposed to new uses or topworked to new varieties.
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