New Developments

After Ambrosia: ‘Where do we go from here?’

By |October 11th, 2018|

B.C. apple growers looking for next variety after years of Ambrosia reliance.

Variety Watch: An apple so nice, they named it twice

By |October 10th, 2018|

Growers, inventors are hoping markets Rave about First Kiss.

EverCrisp: A club for everyone

By |October 10th, 2018|

EverCrisp apple’s open managed approach is getting enthusiastic marks from Midwest and Mid-Atlantic growers.

Congress holds fate of new trade deal to replace NAFTA

By |October 4th, 2018|

While agreement calls for no tariffs on apples, pears and cherries between North American nations, Mexico’s separate 20 percent retaliatory tariff on U.S. apples could remain in place.

Multileader makeover from old Red Delicious orchards

By |October 4th, 2018|

Grafting old blocks trained to multileader systems brings high density without high replanting costs.

WSU, Australian university team up for new robotics collaboration

By |October 1st, 2018|

Scientists from Washington State University and an Australian technological university have partnered to form a joint center to speed the advancement of automation in agriculture.

Making sure Cosmic comes out Crisp – Video

By |September 27th, 2018|

Growers learn from other growers on tour of some of the first commercial WA 38 plantings.

Good to Know: Funding for apple research

By |September 27th, 2018|

Nearly $2.5 million awarded for horticulture, crop protection and postharvest research in 2018.

Hunting down a mysterious rot

By |September 26th, 2018|

New apple disease may taint even pasteurized products, but where does it come from?

A fruiting wall future

By |September 19th, 2018|

Researchers push forward in search for dwarfing rootstocks, high-density systems for pears.

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