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2018 Outlook

Featured stories covering the 2018 outlook in this issue.

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Bringing antique apples back to market

January 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Michigan grower finds niche with abundance of heritage varieties.

  • Rootstock trial tour in N. Washington.

Growing big with Genevas

January 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Third-year Washington trial offers new insight into cropping capabilities.

  • Jill McCluskey, an economist at Washington State University

Going green with reds and whites

January 17th, 2018|1 Comment

Will the investment in eco-certification for your vineyard pay off? It depends.

  • Julia Kock at Klipsun Vineyard

Plight of the Concords

January 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Juice grape prices inching up, but acreage decline continues.

  • International cargo cherry deliveries

All aboard the cherry express

January 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Airborne exports through Sea-Tac help make up for tough domestic year for sweet cherries.

  • Organic production at Hi Point Orchards

Want to get in on organics?

January 9th, 2018|2 Comments

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Transitioning tree fruit to organic production was the focus of a Washington State University NextGen Growers tour in July at High Point Orchards in Pasco,

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It’s boom time for organics

January 9th, 2018|1 Comment

Washington’s organic apple growers adding 10,000 new acres in just a few years.

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A cool place for cherry exports

January 9th, 2018|0 Comments

New facility to improve cherry movement through Sea-Tac.

  • Young grower Conner Sullivan

Conner Sullivan, a young grower from Pasco, Washington

January 4th, 2018|0 Comments

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family background / Conner along with his cousin Clint Sullivan started their business after growing up learning agriculture from their grandfather, Robert, and fathers, Patrick

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Three Cornell ag researchers retire

January 4th, 2018|0 Comments

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Three faculty members from Cornell University’s New York State Agricultural Experiment Station have retired. Together, they represent 91 years of experience in research at Cornell.

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Bankers share financial tips for growers

January 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

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Any grower can walk through an orchard, pointing out all his or her decisions to make good fruit. But can he tell you the costs?

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Kurrle: USApple works for growers

January 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

Trade agreements, farm bill likely targets for 2018.

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Bryant: Troubling signs on trade

January 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

With talk of tariffs and ending NAFTA, the apple industry must use defense, data and offense to protect exports.

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Growing by the acres

December 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Results from Washington state questionnaire help paint picture of shifting fruit industry.