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]

WSTFA: Apple Harvest Slightly Larger Than Expected In August

The Washington State Tree Fruit Association released its November 1st Apple Storage Reports on Thursday.  With apple harvest mostly completed, this report shows how closely the actual harvested crop compares with the estimate published in August.  This month’s report shows a projected Washington apple crop of 138.2 million fresh packed boxes, up slightly from the […]

Focus On Fruit for 10/31/19

As the end of harvest 2019 draws near, Toni Lynn Adams with the Washington Apple Commission has a check of the progress, and some of the latest variety numbers.         If you have a story idea for the Washington Ag Network, call (509) 547-1618, or e-mail [email protected]

Focus On Fruit: 10/17/19

Toni Lynn Adams with the Washington Apple Commission says this harvest, growers are reporting the best fruit color in the past decade.         If you have a story idea for the Washington Ag Network, call (509) 547-1618, or e-mail [email protected]