By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences WENATCHEE, Wash. – Delving into the secrets of the molds and fungi that can wreck a good apple or pear, Achour Amiri can be found working in packing rooms and warehouses throughout central Washington this time of year.
WENATCHEE, Wash. – The latest research on apple and pear crop responses to environmental stress and manipulation will be presented at the Washington State University Fruit School Nov. 17-18 at the Confluence and Technology Center in Wenatchee.
By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Between 15-18 billion apples are harvested every year in Washington state for fresh market consumption, but often farmers can’t find enough people to pick the fruit.
From the Basin Business Journal WENATCHEE, Wash. – Jay Brunner picks up a clear plastic bag of fruit tree leaves infested with leafroller caterpillars. The leaves were brought in by growers, samples of leafrollers from their orchards.
By Cathy McKenzie, WSU Mount Vernon MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Cider apple qualities and consumer preferences will be evaluated thanks to a $40,000 “Emerging Research Issues” grant received this month by Washington State University researchers.
By Kate Wilhite, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Twenty-four Washington growers will be the first to grow the new apple from Washington State University’s breeding program – the Cosmic Crisp brand WA 38 variety.
By Kate Wilhite, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash.— The newest Washington State University apple, designated WA 38, is one step closer to hitting supermarkets with announcement of its brand name, Cosmic Crisp.
By Kate Wilhite, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University will hold a random drawing to determine which Washington growers will be the first to plant the newest apple developed by the WSU apple breeding program. This will facilitate a fair and equitable distribution of a limited number […]
PULLMAN, Wash. – A genetically engineered apple that doesn’t brown after it is cut has received media attention recently. Meanwhile, Washington State University’s recently released apple variety, WA 38, also is extremely slow to brown – and it was developed with conventional breeding techniques used for millennia.