January 1st 2016 Issue

Catherine Kiyokawa, a Young Grower from Parkdale, Oregon

By |January 29th, 2016|

Catherine is a fourth-generation farmer. Her grandfather, Mamoru Kiyokawa, started growing tree fruit on the farm. Catherine works closely with her father, Randy, and older brother Cameron.

Are fall-blooming apples curiosity or concern?

By |January 28th, 2016|

Growers can curb ill-timed blooms caused by weather patterns.

Food safety research focuses on packing

By |January 14th, 2016|

Scientists hope to reduce food safety risks in Washington apple packing houses.

Gathering data for food safety

By |January 14th, 2016|

Research will help inform the FDA and producers as the Food Safety Modernization Act is implemented.

Getting the most out of Apogee

By |January 14th, 2016|

Growth regulator should be applied as early in the season as possible.

Enhancing fruit quality

By |January 14th, 2016|

Many growth regulators are available for apples.

Table grape potential in Washington

By |January 14th, 2016|

Table grapes grow well in eastern Washington and could be popular in niche markets.

Elevating Idaho table grapes

By |January 14th, 2016|

Researchers will study new varieties and canopy management for table grapes in the Gem State.

Innovation and inspiration: 2015 Silver Apple Award

By |January 13th, 2016|

Del Feigal’s talents in the orchard are a valuable resource for other growers.

Impact of imports

By |January 13th, 2016|

Fresh apples, pears and sweet cherries hold their own for U.S. producers.

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