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Calif. navel oranges small but flavorful
Calif. navel oranges small but flavorful
As the holiday season approaches, navel oranges from California are smaller than usual because of the drought. But their sugar contents and utilization rates are high, industry insiders say.

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Huge apple crop grows, prices fall
Huge apple crop grows, prices fall
Washington apple prices are the lowest they've been in eight years as the industry grapples with selling a crop 20 percent larger than the previous receond high.
Oregon wine industry says it was another fantastic year
Oregon wine industry says it was another fantastic year
True, Oregon growers and wine makersare an optimistic bunch and never speak badly of their work, but they say this year was one for the ages.
Insurance extended for late apple harvest
Insurance extended for late apple harvest
The federal government has extended multi-peril crop insurance for apple growers by an additional 15 days of harvest due to late maturity of apples.
Washington wine grapes to set record
Washington wine grapes to set record
Washington wine grape growers are finishing up what will be a record harvest for the third year in a row. Increased acreage and good weather contributed.
Wine Science Center to open next year at Richland
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates CEO Ted Baseler says the Wine Science Center at Richland will do for Washington’s wineries what the University of California-Davis did for California’s wine industry.