NGWI picks 13 board members, 3 officers

By |February 6th, 2017|

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Thirteen board members and three officers were elected at the National Grape & Wine Initiative annual meeting last week in

Have your grapevines weathered the weather?

By |February 3rd, 2017|

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It’s been a very wintery winter in the Northwest. While temperatures have not dipped below grapevine’s cold hardiness limits for

G.S. Long Winter Ag Academy meets Feb. 15 in Kennewick

By |January 31st, 2017|

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The next G.S. Long Winter Ag Academy will be Feb 15 at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick, Washington.

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WSU Extension hosts Organic Pest and Disease “Fruit School” March 14 and 15

By |January 31st, 2017|

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Washington State Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center is sponsoring a conference in March on organic pest and disease management.

The

Arkansas fruit breeder Moore dies at 85

By |January 27th, 2017|

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Jim Moore, a longtime fruit breeder, who was influential in the tree fruit industry died Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, at

Sweethearts beat Bings in 2016 cherry shipping numbers

By |January 27th, 2017|

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For the first year ever, Bing was not king.

In 2016, Northwest cherry growers shipped more Sweetheart cherries than any other

New webcast talks about fire blight resistance to antibiotics

By |January 25th, 2017|

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The Plant Management Network has released a new web presentation called “Fire Blight and Streptomycin Resistance.”

The webcast covers the biological

Oregon Grower Bob Bailey named 2017 Cherry King

By |January 20th, 2017|

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Bob Bailey of Orchard View Farms in The Dalles, Oregon, was named the 2017 Cherry King at the Cherry Institute

Empire State Producers Expo: Thursday wrapup

By |January 19th, 2017|

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When placing the end post of your orchard trellis system, think of a game of tug of war.

The human body,

Washington grower and packer Gary W. Hansen dies at 73

By |January 19th, 2017|

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Gary W. Hansen, the former president of Hansen Fruit and Cold Storage of Yakima, Washington, died Jan. 15 after a

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