Pears

Pear Study Circles planned by Washington State University Tree Fruit Extension

Join Washington State University Extension for a series of Pear Study Circles for pear producers on Tuesday evenings Oct. 19, 2021, to Feb. 22, 2022. The goal of this series is to provide learning opportunities... more »

Pear Bureau Northwest welcomes new marketing communications manager

Pear Bureau Northwest is pleased to announce Jim Morris has joined the organization as Marketing Communications Manager. Morris brings over 12 years of combined retailer and marketing experience to the Pear Bureau Northwest team. Most... more »

Vole control: How to reduce damage to orchards

{Sponsored} Of all the pests that can plague an orchard, voles can cause a significant amount of damage before growers even know there’s a problem — and by the time they realize there is, it... more »

#PearPizza campaign returns for National Pizza Month

Just in time for National Pizza Month, USA Pears is bringing back its pear pizza takeover campaign. Following a successful execution the past two seasons, resulting in greater consumer awareness of pears on pizza, the... more »

117th Annual Meeting & NW Hort Expo still plans to be in-person event

The Washington State Tree Fruit Association and the Northwest Hort Expo are still planning an in-person conference and trade show Dec. 6-8 at the Yakima Convention Center and Yakima Valley SunDome. "In accordance with Governor... more »

Field day set for new MSU research center

A Michigan State University (MSU) AgBio Research and Extension Field Day is scheduled at the newly opened Earl and Linda Peterson West Central Michigan Research and Extension Center near Hart, Michigan. The tree fruit research... more »

USDA apple production forecast for the US is up 3% from 2020

USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service, Agricultural Statistics Board, released a crop report on Aug. 12 that reflected projected increases in the U.S. apple crop The USDA  estimate of the season puts the U.S. apple crop... more »

Northwest pear industry elects new officers for 2021-22 season

The Northwest pear industry on June 3 elected new officers during its annual meeting. The  newly elected officers to Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) will lead the board, and the elected officers to the Fresh Pear... more »

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