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January 26th, 2015|0 Comments
British Columbia adds $8.4 million to program.
Scientists respond to questions about harvest and storage practices.
Titratable acidity, chlorophyll, and dry matter concentration may be tools to predict quality and storage potential.
January 22nd, 2015|0 Comments
Presizing and presorting apples into storage changes the way apples are packed in Italy.
January 21st, 2015|0 Comments
Growers will need to produce niche varieties and maximize production efficiency, marketers say.
WSU model is used by U.S. and international grape growers.
January 20th, 2015|2 Comments
The family business specializes in organic stone fruits.
January 20th, 2015|0 Comments
Packing lines should be designed with more concern about food safety, says fruit grower and packer Warren Morgan.
grower / Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
age / 20
crops / apples, peaches
business / Mt. Ridge Farms
other experience / Blake is a fifth-generation orchardist and participated in a one-year
Irrigation after harvest is critical in preventing cold damage to roots.
January 19th, 2015|0 Comments
Being in a packing house at the height of harvest always amazes me. I am fascinated at all the interconnected pieces that take the fruit
January 15th, 2015|0 Comments
Loan programs are invaluable to beginning growers.
The biggest challenges for young growers are lack of access to capital and land.
Ignoring change puts your business at risk.
Mason bees have the potential to help tree fruit growers in the Pacific Northwest to significantly improve yields, according to four bee suppliers who say
Semios, a supplier of precision pest management tools based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, has received approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for three
Brevis is a novel new thinning chemical for apples and pears that will be marketed in Europe this year.
It was introduced by ADAMA Agricultural Solutions
The Asia Fruit international award for the best 2014 marketing campaign, won jointly by Northwest Cherry Growers and two Chinese companies, was presented to the
A scholarship endowment fund has been established in the name of Tom Stokes to recognize his work as chief executive officer of the fruit processing cooperative
Washington Fruit and Produce company is building a new apple packing facility at River Road, Yakima, which is expected to be completed by the end
The Washington apple industry can’t rely only on exports to absorb increasing volumes.
January 9th, 2015|0 Comments
We asked 4-year-old Ciara Mullinax to pull a name from the hundreds of readers who entered our drawing for an Apple iPad during the recent
May 30th, 2018|0 Comments
Washington tree fruit industry lays out technology priorities.
May 17th, 2018|0 Comments
2018 brings an earlier start and cloud of tariffs over China.
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