Washington Apple Harvest Estimate Decreases By 5.3%

The Washington state Tree Fruit Association is out with an updated estimate of the 2021 fresh apple crop. Back in August, WSTFA estimated this year’s crop at 124.85 million standard forty pound boxes of fresh apples. The most recent harvest estimate puts this year’s crop at 118.255 million boxes, a decrease of 5.3%. “Apple harvest […]

Washington Apple Crop Expected To Be Larger Than 2020

The Washington state Tree Fruit Association released its 2021 fresh apple crop forecast Friday which calls for a crop of just under 125 million standard forty-pound boxes. If realized, this year’s crop would be 2.3% larger than 2020, but 7.2% smaller than 2019. For the third straight year, Gala will be the most numerous variety […]

Focus On Fruit for 12/31/20

As we wrap up 2020 we check in with Toni Lynn Adams from the Washington Apple Commission for today’s Focus On Fruit. If you have a story idea for the PNW Ag Network, call (509) 547-1618, or e-mail [email protected]

Focus On Fruit for 11/19/20

The Washington Apple Commission’s Toni Lynn Adams talks about what the smaller crop size has done for demand domestically and internationally. If you have a story idea for the PNW Ag Network, call (509) 547-1618, or e-mail [email protected]

Focus On Fruit for 10/29/20

As harvest starts to wrap up, Toni Lynn Adams with the Washington Apple Commission takes a look back on 2020. If you have a story idea for the PNW Ag Network, call (509) 547-1618, or e-mail [email protected]

NASS: 2020 National Apple Crop Smaller

It looks like the 2020 apple crop is going to be a little smaller than anticipated. According to NASS, the national crop is expected to come in a 10.6 billion pounds, which is down 3% from last year’s crop. USDA Research Analyst, Jaclyn Kramer said that drop mirrors the decrease expected right here in the […]

Focus On Fruit for 09/24/20

Toni Lynn Adams with the Washington Apple Commission takes a look at how wild weather and wildfires have impacted this year’s crop. If you have a story idea for the PNW Ag Network, call (509) 547-1618, or e-mail [email protected]

2020 Washington Apple Crop Expected To Be Lighter

The Washington Apple Commission is out with the first estimate of the 2020 crop, which is expected to be around 134 million 40-pound boxes. That figure is on par with last year’s 133 million boxes. However, since the time of the initial estimate, the Northwest experienced extreme weather which most likely will impact the final […]

Focus On Fruit for 09/03/20

This week marks the first officials week of the apple harvest season. Toni Lynn Adams with the Washington Apple Commission has a preview. If you have a story idea for the PNW Ag Network, call (509) 547-1618, or e-mail [email protected]