Pears

World Pear Day promotion set for Dec. 1

To kick off the 14th year of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) proclaiming December to be National Pear Month, Pear Bureau Northwest/USA Pears is once again implementing promotional efforts on a global scale. On... more »

Pear Bureau Northwest hires event coordinator

Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) is pleased to announce Angela Daniels has joined the company as Event Coordinator. Daniels brings diverse experience in events, communications, and marketing to the PBNW team. Most recently, Angela spent four... more »

Pear Bureau Northwest cites Jewel-Osco as top retailer

Pear Bureau Northwest is excited to present the award for 2018 Pear Retailer of the Year to Jewel-Osco. The award, which was presented on the show floor of the 2018 PMA Fresh Summit, is based upon... more »

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 North American nation. This is a key message that Canadian... 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 million standard boxes (average 44 pounds per box) of pears from Washington's Wenatchee... 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. Starting in early August with the picking of Bartlett and Starkrimson pears, the... 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 overwintering pear psylla. Here we will discuss some potential benefits... 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 Washington's Wenatchee and Yakima districts and Oregon's Mid-Columbia and Medford districts. The current estimate... more »

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