Mike Willett crowned 75th Cherry King

By |January 18th, 2019|

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Mike Willett, manager of the Washington State Tree Fruit Research Commission, was crowned the 2019 Cherry King at the Northwest

New York viticulturist, climatologist earn Excellence in IPM Awards

By |January 18th, 2019|

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Alice Wise, viticulture and research specialist with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County, and Keith Eggleston, a climatologist with the

When using MCP, know your warehouse goals

By |January 17th, 2019|

Timing of MCP treatment depends on the aim of postharvest management.

Go with the flow for cold storage efficiency

By |January 17th, 2019|

Considering airflow and efficient cold storage design helps protect fruit quality and lowers energy costs.

Cosmic contribution to Clean Plant Center

By |January 15th, 2019|

Using WA 38 graft wood fees, nursery institute donates funds for new growth chamber to Clean Plant Center Northwest.

Peracetic acid shines in sanitizer study

By |January 15th, 2019|

WSU researcher tinkers with sanitizers and best ways to use them.

Ozone filling a void for fruit packers

By |January 15th, 2019|

Organic storage and food safety needs drive renewed interest in ozone technology.

Good to Know: Wash and learn

By |January 14th, 2019|

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It’s a fact of life: If you’re storing, holding or packing produce, you have a program for cleaning and sanitizing

Dininny: A+ effort on next apple defect guide

By |January 14th, 2019|

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For years, Washington growers and packers have turned to a handy, 36-page guide to determine the exact cause of the

Dan Norman, a young grower from Sparta, Michigan

By |January 14th, 2019|

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family background/ Dan is a first-generation tree fruit grower who wants to build on the farm’s family legacy built by

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