Pacific Northwest

2021 Arctic apple harvest done, includes first Arctic Fuji crop

Okanagan Specialty Fruits announced Nov. 30 it has completed the harvest of its 2021 Arctic apple crop. Arctic apple varieties, which stay orchard fresh longer, are developed and grown by the company on its orchards... more »

WSDA will pay for soil health analysis for eligible projects

Are you a Washington state grower, an agricultural professional, a graduate student, or a conservation district staff member who wants to soil sample? Are you interested in contributing soils data to the WaSHI State of the... more »

Red-fleshed: The science behind an uncommon apple breed

Deep in Oregon's Hood River Valley, a few select farms grow a rare cultivar of apples that look no different than most conventional varieties on the outside. This apple's taut skin is an amalgamation of... more »

Vaccine verification plan in place for Washington state event  

By order of the governor, all attendees 12 years of age and older attending the 2021 Washington State Tree Fruit Association Annual Meeting Dec. 6-8, 2021, at the Yakima Convention Center and Yakima Valley SunDome... more »

Washington Apple Week marks ‘grown with goodness’ theme

The Washington Apple Commission announced that Nov. 27-Dec. 5 will be the third annual celebration of Washington Apple Week. The global event will span 15 countries and feature activities to connect consumers with the source... more »

Natural enemy of invasive, berry-eating SWD found in US

A parasitoid wasp that is the natural enemy of a fly known as the spotted wing drosophila could be a good friend to growers. Washington State University researchers recently confirmed the discovery of the potentially... more »

New, revised guides from WSU Extension: Spray Nozzle Curriculum, and more

The latest free guides from Washington State University (WSU) Extension include a new training curriculum aimed at tree fruit growers and other agricultural producers, as well as a study materials form for spray users and... more »

Washington Small Fruit Conference planned for Dec. 1-2 in Lynden

The Washington Small Fruit Conference will be held Dec. 1-3. The event will move into the Farm Pavilion and Expo buildings at the NW Washington Fairgrounds. The fairgrounds are located at 1775 Front St., Lynden,... more »

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