Dealing with rising temperatures may be a conundrum for fruit growers confronting climate change, but in Australia it’s been complicated by widespread drought since 2003.
Two years ago, participants in the annual International Fruit Tree Association
Adversity provides opportunity. This is the mantra for the 2008–2009 Washington apple season. We’re facing a world economic downturn, plummeting foreign currency exchange rates, import protectionism, static domestic apple demand, and the largest Washington apple
To pick or not to pick
Low prices for small apples during the past season reinforced the notion that growers can make more money by leaving nontarget fruit in the orchard, Washington apple industry representatives say.