Washington state exports 40 million bushels of apples a year, which is 10 million more than New York grows.
The U.S. apple industry has gained what it's wanted for 20 years, full varietal access into China. A
A new series of rootstocks and drip irrigation systems are top tools growers use in fighting orchard
A new study says Oregon's focus on high-quality wine has paid off in the form of a $3.3 billion econ
Southeast Asia retailers are worried about having too many apples once the U.S. West Coast longshoremen's work slow down ends, says a Washington apple industry rep just back from the region.
Pasteurization equipment recently installed at the Hazelnut Growers of Oregon processing facility is expected to shield suppliers from on-farm food safety regulations.
A smaller crop and strong domestic sales are helping the PNW pear industry weather the longshoremen's work slow down and the Russian embargo.
The Idaho Legislature is being asked to approve a temporary rule that would allow the free movement of hops material among Idaho, Oregon and Washington. It would also require a negative disease test for hops green matter coming to Idaho from states...
The vice president of a leading manufacturer of high-tech cherry packing systems says rapid growth of the systems will continue.
Planted acres of strawberries in California are expected to decline again slightly in 2015, as water issues a higher yield-producing new varieties are perhaps contributing to the downward trend.
The 2015 Pacific Northwest cherry crop may be slightly smaller because of mid-November freeze damage to cherry trees in Oregon.
A long-time cherry grower and chairman of the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission was chosen Pacific Northwest cherry king for 2015.
Harry Lagerstedt, a retired researcher and nut grower, was honored as the top grower at the recent industry meeting in Corvallis, Ore.
A new impact study shows Idaho's wine industry brought in almost $170 million to Idaho's economy in 2013. It was also responsible for 1,226 full-time equivalent jobs.