Fruits

RosBREED 2 halfway toward improved parent plants

Apple cultivars with ancient genetic resistance to the industry’s scourge of fire blight, and peaches with a consumer-friendly texture are just two of many targets that researchers with the RosBREED... more

Apple crop forecast in line with averages

This year’s U.S. apple crop is sizing up to be on par with the five-year average, giving industry experts hope for a positive marketing climate. The foreca... more

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APHIS amends rules for fresh blueberries imported from Chile

Effective immediately, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is amending the entry requirements for the importation of fresh bluebe... more »

Organic production systems in northern highbush blueberry

A long-term trial was established in Oct. 2006 in western Oregon to identify organic production systems for maximum yield and quality in highbush blue... more »

Crunch Time’s SnapDragon gets marketing boost

Crunch Time Apple Growers had one goal in mind when starting their brand refresh for SnapDragon Apples for 2017 – engage their consumers, and sell... more »

$600K given for longer shelf life research

Hazel Technologies will continue its research into developing new shelf-life extension technologies for fresh produce after receiving a second round ... more »

Pear Bureau Northwest salutes Sprouts Farmers’ Markets

Pear Bureau Northwest is excited to present the award for 2017 Pear Retailer of the Year to Sprouts Farmers Markets Produce Warehouse. The award, whic... more »

Columbia Star blackberry ready from Oregon State University

United kingdom-based berry and asparagus specialist, Global Plant Genetics, is launching the new blackberry variety Columbia Star. Bred at Oregon Stat... more »

Apple crop forecast in line with averages

This year’s U.S. apple crop is sizing up to be on par with the five-year average, giving industry experts hope for a positive marketing climate. ... more »

Financial assistance from USDA’s Tree Assistance Program 

Financial assistance for lost vines due to the wildfires (or other natural disasters) is available through the Tree Assistance Program (TAP), a progra... more »

Fundraising effort benefits areas hit by California wildfires

In the wake of the devastating Northern California wildfires, participating wineries and other wine loving businesses throughout California are donati... more »

Colorado’s Talbott going into American Ag Credit Hall of Fame

Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) applauded the recent announcement that Harry Charles Talbott, Talbott Mountain Gold, Palisa... more »


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