California strawberry production is off to a fast start in 2015 because of warm afternoons and a lack of rainfall in the state's prime growing regions. The peak season is arriving about a month earlier than usual.
An idea of promoting club apple varieties wasn't embraced by the Washington Apple Commission at a recent meeting.
Jose Lujano and his sons are busy this time of year with their seasonal, Yakima-based business, graf
With U.S. and Canadian approval of genetically-modified apples, the Washington Apple Commission is discussing it future position on the issue.
Good conditions boosted U.S. honey production in 2014, but beekeepers are still experiencing high colony losses.
The March 1 inventory of hops is slightly down but acreage is expected to keep growing this year as the craft brewing industry drives demand.
The federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau issued an advisory saying water pressure could cause contaminants to seep into the bottles.
New research from the University of California-Los Angeles suggests that a daily diet of walnuts can improve cognitive function in adults of all ages.
Two Canadian agencies have approved genetically modified apples that were developed in British Columbia. They have also been approved in the U.S.
The developer of an electric ATV designed for vineyards and orchards use calls it a classic Oregon story. "We're pioneers," she says. "We're early adopters."
A research scientist says feeding orchard soil white and yellow mustard seed meal may be better than fumigation in fighting replant disease.
The approval covers six varieties of potatoes by Boise, Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Co. and two varieties of apples from the Canadian company Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc.
Robert Dahl, 47, killed his biggest investor and then killed himself, leaving behind his wife, three children and two decades worth of failed projects, broken friendships and numerous accusations of financial impropriety in Northern California and...
The Washington apple industry icon, the Red Delicious, has been tops for 80 years and is still revered overseas. But oversupply and low prices this season may spell its demise.