A tale of two test plotters

By |September 12th, 2018|

Oregon and Ohio growers share why they participate in test plots.

USDA shares details on relief program for apple and pear growers

By |September 7th, 2018|

U.S. apple and pear growers who may be harmed by ongoing international trade disputes will be able to apply for the federal government’s relief package beginning in October.

Entomologist joins WSU’s Extension Center in Wenatchee

By |August 31st, 2018|

Tobin Northfield will work to develop sustainable strategies to contain pests that threaten apple, pear, cherry and other fruit crops.

Stannard named new chair at USApple

By |August 29th, 2018|

She has been in the apple business since 1996 and is owner of New York Apple Sales, Inc., one of the largest marketers of New York state apples.

Madeleine van Roechoudt, a young grower from Lake Country, British Columbia

By |August 29th, 2018|

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family background/ Madeleine continues a multigenerational farm that began north of Kelowna in 1949. The farm is known for growing

Tree fruit added to U.S. relief program for food impacted by trade disputes

By |August 28th, 2018|

The Food Purchase and Distribution Program will buy up to $1.2 billion in food products “unfairly targeted by unjustified retaliation.”

New U.S. apple crop estimate revised downward

By |August 24th, 2018|

256.2 million bushel crop prediction on Day 2 of US Apple Outlook meeting is 6 percent lower than USDA's estimate from two weeks ago, largely based on changes in Washington's crop.

Gala on pace to topple Red Delicious’ reign

By |August 23rd, 2018|

Day 1 at the 2018 US Apple Outlook: U.S. growers expect Red Delicious to yield its place as the leading variety by volume for the first time in more than 50 years.

Rough times for Reds

By |August 20th, 2018|

Once the most popular apple, Red Delicious is having a down year in the statistics game.

Going undercover with drape netting

By |August 15th, 2018|

U.S. universities embark on studies to examine drape netting over high-value apple orchards.

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