Fruits

Washington Apple Commission sends two new types of fruit to Columbia

The Washington Apple Commission, an organization dedicated to promoting the consumption of Washington apples in export markets since 1937, reported on the new promotion of two varieties of apple in the Colombian market to satisfy... more »

Winter Commercial Tree Fruit School webinars offered by Penn State

The Penn State Extension Winter Commercial Tree Fruit School webinars provide an opportunity for growers to learn about the latest innovations, techniques and concerns for managing orchards in Pennsylvania. Sessions will review topics including invasive... more »

California General Waste Discharge Requirements for Wineries approved

On January 20, 2021, the State Water Resources Control Board adopted a Resolution for the California Environmental Quality Act Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Waste Discharge Requirements for Winery Process Water and associated General Order.... more »

Apple growing economics, weed resistance and more at WSU

Each month, Washington State University faculty and Extension experts publish guides informing growers, citizens, and communities about the latest research and best practices. The latest free downloadable Extension guides inform tree fruit and grain growers... more »

EverCrisp apples begin to make their mark in Michigan

Michigan apple lovers have a new variety to get excited about with the EverCrisp, a cross between Honeycrisp and Fuji. This late-season apple stores well and is long-lasting, boasting even better quality coming out of... more »

Pear Bureau Northwest awards trip to PMA 2021 to display contest winners

Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) has announced the winners of its World Pear Day and National Pear Month display contest with the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA). The contest invited all commissaries from across the U.S. to... more »

Arctic apple marketer unveils 2020 harvest video

Okanagan Specialty Fruits developer and grower behind the Arctic apple, has released a video capturing the 2020 harvest. Filmed this past fall, the video, located here, includes an inside look at the processing and packaging of Arctic... more »

RipeLocker containers hold freshly harvested organic blueberries well

RipeLocker, which extends the postharvest life of perishables, announced  Jan. 13 its RipeLocker containers recently held freshly harvested organic blueberries in pristine condition for eight weeks. According to a news release, in the trial, the... more »


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