Pears

Cool springs set well with fruit tree growers

Stable springs without hard frosts are sitting well for fruit tree growers around the country.

Washington growers are looking at a good bloom.

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Fostering wild bees for orchard pollination

While non-native honeybees are the most numerous pollinators of Michigan apples, they are just one of the 99 species that visit Michigan orchards.

Canada ‘yet to realize’ fruit export potential in Europe

Canada has huge opportunities for fruit exports to Europe that are being left unrealized, despite the opening up of trade between EU countries and the... more »

USA Pears releases ‘Hand-Picked’ videos

The 2018 harvest of Northwest grown pears, hand-picked and hand-packed with care by Pacific Northwest growers, is estimated to yield more than 20 mil... more »

Northwest pear season starts; actress named spokesperson

The 2018 harvest of Northwest grown pears, hand-picked and hand-packed with care by Pacific Northwest growers, is now available in grocery stores. Sta... more »

Strategy for pear IPM postharvest sprays outlined

The end of pear season is finally upon us. One topic of discussion is the potential need for and strategy for postharvest sprays to manage overw... more »

Northwest pear crop expected to be large

Northwest pear growers are estimating their 2018-19 crop will be the fourth-largest in history. The estimate is based on data reported from Washin... more »

Oregon growers invest in first-ever all-pear line

Diamond Fruit Growers Chairman Scott Halliday unveiled the company’s – and the world’s – first-ever pear line from Unitec on Monday, Jul... more »

Northwest fresh pear harvest estimated at 18.9 million boxes

As part of the annual Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) meeting held in Portland, OR on May 31, industry members compiled the first official estimate of t... more »

Pear Bureau Northwest hires regional marketing manager

Portland, Oregon-based Pear Bureau Northwest is pleased to announce that Bryan Roberts has joined the organization as Regional Marketing Manager. Ro... more »

John Deere has low-profile, narrow 5075GL high-value crop tractor 

John Deere has introduced the 5075GL Specialty Tractor for orchard and vineyard growers who want a powerful, low and narrow tractor to maintain and ha... more »

Cool springs set well with fruit tree growers

Stable springs without hard frosts are sitting well for fruit tree growers around the country. In Washington state, growers are set up for a good g... more »


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