NW cherry growers optimistic during five-state meeting

By |May 25th, 2016|

Round 3 cherry harvest projection drops from two weeks ago

Rain in California drops cherry estimate

By |May 13th, 2016|

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Heavy rains in early May have significantly lowered the estimate of California’s sweet cherry crop.

As of last week, the industry

Cornell starts up new solar project

By |May 10th, 2016|

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Cornell University’s new Sutton Road Solar Farm is online.

The 2-megawatt energy facility, which was built to offset nearly 40 percent

Tree fruit industry awards $1 million in scholarships

By |May 5th, 2016|

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The Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) has reached a milestone of awarding $1 million in a single year to college-bound

Heat treatment to beat the apple maggot

By |May 5th, 2016|

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Environmental consultants for the state of Washington have recommended heating up yard waste before moving it out of the apple

Western SARE seeks award nominations

By |May 4th, 2016|

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The Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program is seeking nominations for its 2016 Western Sustainability Pioneer Award.

The award

Northwest cherry growers expect larger crop in first estimate

By |May 3rd, 2016|

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Cherry growers throughout the Northwest expect to harvest 207,460 metric tons, or 20.7 million 20-pound equivalent boxes, in 2016, according

New website for U.S. Apple

By |April 25th, 2016|

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The U.S. Apple Association has released a new, mobile-friendly website at usapple.org.

The website continues to address the organization’s position on

How to check for apple and peach bud damage

By |April 20th, 2016|

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Eastern growers are assessing bud damage in their peach and apple blocks after an unseasonably warm March was followed by

Feds approve Lewis-Clark Valley AVA

By |April 20th, 2016|

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The federal government has approved a new wine grape appellation in the Northwest: the Lewis-Clark Valley American Viticultural Area (AVA).

The

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