It likely will take time to reach any volume, but greater trade of apples between the U.S. and China is being allowed after years of efforts.
Pacific Northwest cherry growers are just starting to harvest a lighter crop with more defects but a
California's cherry crop may fall short of its estimate but good quality and timing sets a good table for Washington.
The California Dried Plum Board has had its mission extended for another five years. The state's mov
A Penn State Extension educator will take the WSU Extension tree fruit specialist job in Wenatchee, Nov. 1.
Washington state may escape its fire blight danger zone relatively unscathed, but growers in New York are on the bubble, a tree fruit specialist says.
The president of the U.S. Apple Association says food safety has become the top concern in the Washington apple industry following a listeria outbreak in California apples that caused three deaths last winter.
Screw caps have moved from the cheapest wines to higher-priced offerings, as winemakers seek to avoid a problem called cork taint.
President Obama gave a shout-out to the Dayton-based Sokol Blosser winery in his speech Friday — spelling out how the trade deal would cut tariffs in Japan and increase sales.
More exports and less imports are helping Washington apple shippers as they are pressed for time to sell the rest of the 2014 crop.
Researchers are working on targeted biological controls for pests attacking some of the state's most valuable crops.