By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Seven research teams at Washington State University will enhance the competitiveness of Pacific Northwest crops by fighting devastating diseases and advancing sustainable agriculture, thanks to more than $1.5 million in Specialty Crop Block Grant funds from the Washington state and the […]
By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences SEATTLE, Wash. – Fruit trees abound in Seattle and its surrounding metro areas — and that’s a sweet opportunity for its community members. Plucking ripe apples straight from your city block means crisp cider at your table.
By Linda Weiford, WSU News WENATCHEE, Wash. – An alcoholic beverage made from fermented pears that was a favorite drink of Napoleon’s is gaining popularity in the United States, thanks to a wave of hard apple cider producers in the Pacific Northwest.
By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Washington State University is helping bolster the surging hard cider industry with the hiring of Bri Ewing as a food and fermentation specialist at the Mount Vernon Research and Extension Center.
By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – From beer and pickles to cider and cheese, U.S. food industries that rely on fermentation are proliferating – and so is the need for an appropriately skilled workforce. Starting in the fall, Washington State University will offer classes in fermentation science […]
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.
MOUNT VERNON – Washington has become the nation’s second largest wine producer, and with a recent resurgence in interest in premium cider and perry, cider-making may be the next big thing. Whether you are a beginner or a current cider producer, this summer you will have an opportunity to learn in depth about making quality […]
Fresh-pressed apple cider, U-pick pumpkins and U-pick fruit will be for sale at the WSU organic farm’s annual harvest party, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Tukey Horticultural Orchard on Airport Road in Pullman. There will be hay wagon rides and games. The WSU farm is a 3-acre certified organic teaching farm managed by […]