Pacific Northwest

WSU water management survey: Okanogan, Methow, Walla Walla, Yakima basins

Washington State University scientists and collaborators will survey owners of irrigated farms this winter in the Okanogan, Methow, Walla Walla, and Yakima river basins. Insights from irrigators will help researchers develop innovations to foster water... more »

CMI Orchards provides free digital advertising tools to retailers

In late 2019, Wenatchee, Washington-based CMI Orchards launched a digital marketing strategy designed to directly target apple consumers and drive retail sales.  According to a news release, in the most recent campaign, the participating retailer’s... more »

Washington Apple Commission sets celebration of Washington Apple Week

The Washington Apple Commission announced that Nov. 28-Dec. 6 will be the second annual celebration of Washington Apple Week. According to a news release, the global event will span 19 countries and feature activities to connect... more »

CMI Orchards partners with Independent Warehouse to boost pears

Wenatchee, Washington-based CMI Orchards has entered into a partnership with Independent Warehouse Inc. to expand pear distribution to domestic and international retailers. According to a news release, the Dryden-based company will continue to grow and... more »

NuPhY Inc. acquires assets, licenses of former Phytelligence

Taking root in the remains of a now defunct start up, NuPhY is a new agricultural technology company headed up by Washington State University professor of horticulture Amit Dhingra. The new WSU spin-out was revitalized... more »

Kanzi apple wins taste tests, preferred by chefs

The Kanzi apple, known as “the foodie’s choice,” has won a series of blind taste tests and is the noted preference of chefs and bakers nationwide. Originally discovered in Belgium and now grown in premium... more »

Washington Small Fruit Conference and Lynden Ag Show goes virtual

The 10th annual Washington Small Fruit Conference and Lynden Ag Show is being held online this year from Dec. 1-4. The popular event, typically attracting over 500 attendees, is held every December in Lynden, Washington.... more »

WSU opens Plant Sciences Building, new home for collaborative ag research

Washington State University will celebrate the opening of the new Plant Sciences Building, a state-of-the-art home on the Pullman campus for collaborative research supporting regional and global agriculture. The new facility was virtually dedicated through... more »

Current Issue

Cover image of Fruit Growers News (FGN) July 2024 issue.

Talking tech: New app innovations aid growers

Smart tech wipes out pests: The latest trends in spraying automation

New Geneva rootstocks to help apple growers with size, yield, disease

Georgia peach success: Pearson Farm’s six generations find orchard happiness

FIRA preview: Tree fruit tech options abound at ag robotics conference

Fresh Views: Grapevine disease management tackled

Farm Market & Agritourism: Insights from the 2023 farm markets survey

National Plant Diagnostic Network

 

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