A well-respected horticulturalist in northcentral Washington, Fred Valentine, has died at age 81. He was involved in development of the Cameo apple.
Bill Evans, co-founder and president of Evans Fruit Co., one of the largest tree fruit companies in
The state Department of Agriculture and Colorado State University are investigating the source of the aphid-like bug and working with the vineyard owner to eradicate it.
A robotic apple picker maybe commercially ready for orchards in two years and practical and affordab
Washington apple producers have ordered more than 8.7 million new Cosmic Crisp apple trees to plant in the next three years which means production could reach 9 million boxes in three to five years. That’s believed the fastest start to a new...
Freshness, consistent quality and good taste are what millennials look for in fruit and most foods, a Wal-Mart store representative tells Washington tree fruit growers.
A new apple variety, SugarBee, that may rival Honeycrisp, is being test marketed for the first time in stores this month by Chelan Fresh Marketing.
Australian farmers rely heavily on thousands of young backpackers traversing the Outback to pick their produce each year.
The navel orange harvest is proceeding in the San Joaquin Valley, and growers are reporting good fruit size and flavor.
Technology and Washington’s new Cosmic Crisp apple are among many topics orchardists will hear and talk about at the Washington State Tree Fruit Association’s annual meeting, Dec. 5-7.
The Washington State Wine Commission is expanding its research seminars for both sides of the state in 2017.
The California Strawberry Commission has hired a former Washington State University and University of Florida scientist to help growers with production-related challenges.
The California giant is building a 68,000-square-foot winery in McMinnville, in the heart of Oregon's Pinot noir country.
Despite an abundance of Bartlett causing a dip from high prices, it looks like a pear crop moderate in size but good in quality will bring good returns for Northwest growers.