May 15th 2015 Issue

Early cherry is on fast track

By |May 26th, 2015|

WSU’s elite selection matures a little after Chelan.

Cheerful over cherries

By |May 22nd, 2015|

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They’re coming! Those wonderful, succulent, sweet cherries are at this very moment growing on those beautiful trees right along with

Montana cherry growers save the best till last

By |May 22nd, 2015|

For many years, Montana sweet cherries were marketed as the tail end of the Washington State crop, not having much of an identity of their own. But more recently, growers in Montana have worked to project a better image of what they think are better cherries and to get a better price for them.

WSU team taking on cherry disease

By |May 18th, 2015|

Little cherry virus 2 is spread by mealybugs

Calcium improves cherry quality

By |May 18th, 2015|

Calcium in field sprays and added to cooling water reduced pitting and improved cherry firmness.

Why go with Arctic GMO apple?

By |May 18th, 2015|

There are apple varieties that naturally don’t turn brown.

Lewis-Clark Valley appellation proposed

By |May 15th, 2015|

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The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau published a notice of proposed rulemaking on April 14 to establish the

New requirement for growers to receive crop insurance

By |May 15th, 2015|

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There’s a new requirement for growers who receive federal crop insurance premium support.

The 2014 Farm Bill tied federal crop insurance

California Fresh Fruit Association elects officers

By |May 15th, 2015|

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David Jackson of Family Tree Farms in Reedley, California, was re-elected chair of the board of the California Fresh Fruit

Mathison joins 40 under 40

By |May 15th, 2015|

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West Mathison, president of Stemilt Growers, Wenatchee, Washington, has been named as one of Vance Publishing’s 2014 class of “40

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