New Developments

Cosmic Crisp launch

By |December 11th, 2018|

$10.7 million marketing campaign aims to put WA 38 (Cosmic Crisp) on the map.

Cosmic kernels

By |December 11th, 2018|

Researchers share a few nuggets from September WA 38 (Cosmic Crisp) field days.

Flor Maldonado, a young grower from Tonasket, Washington

By |December 7th, 2018|

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family background / Flor grew up on farms, since she was a small child, helping her family establish their own

WSTFA18: Cosmic Crisp concludes the show

By |December 6th, 2018|

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WA 38, the new Washington State University apple variety to be sold under the brand name Cosmic Crisp, took center

Cosmic conundrum: What’s behind these spots?

By |December 5th, 2018|

WA 38 (Cosmic Crisp) green spot disorder targeted by researchers.

WSTFA18: Disease, pest and vigor management panels

By |December 5th, 2018|

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Two presentations by Betsy Beers, a Washington State University entomologist, highlighted Wednesday morning’s disease and pest management session on the

WSTFA18: Postharvest problems

By |December 4th, 2018|

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Washington State University Extension, in cooperation with the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission and Good Fruit Grower magazine, will be

WSTFA18: Fire blight in the spotlight : Video

By |December 4th, 2018|

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When the Washington State Tree Fruit Association’s annual meeting resumed on Tuesday morning, the session on fire blight was packed

WSTFA annual meeting, Day 1

By |December 3rd, 2018|

A wrap of the first day's discussions at the WSTFA Annual Meeting and Hort Show in Yakima

Growing by the numbers: 2018 Good Fruit Growers of the Year

By |November 30th, 2018|

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Dan Plath farms by the data.

He frequently responds to this reporter’s questions about horticultural decisions with “based on our return-on-investment

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