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Bumper apple crop anticipated; new variety emerging

By Anna King, NWPR   Related 04-16-13 WSU News – Rock Doc: Bringing a tasty, new apple to stores everywhere  05-11-13 WSU News – ‘WA 38’ a beauty: Licensee sought to commercialize new apple Bio Katherine M. Evans, associate scientist/associate professor, WSU Tree Fruit Research & Extension Center WENATCHEE, Wash. – Northwest apple growers are […]

Tree fruit research updates, workshops planned at field day

WENATCHEE, Wash. – New apple varieties, a new fruit scientist, pest control and tree fruit research will highlight workshops and presentations during a free field day beginning at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7, at Sunrise Research Orchard, located off highway 28 on Sunrise Lane about 11 miles south of Wenatchee. The fifth annual field […]

Innovation, specialization grow with world apple market

No matter where you stand on the issues this election year, one thing rises out of the rhetoric — even in our small Northwest towns, we are undeniably living in a global society. If you’re not quite sure about that, consider the heart of Washington’s apple industry, where great upheaval and change have occurred over […]