Cosmic Crisp Wins Good Housekeeping’s Health Snack Award

Congratulations to Washington State University, after the school’s WA 38 was nationally recognized as a healthy snack. Judges at Good Housekeeping named the Cosmic Crisp a Healthy Snack Award winner for the second summer in a row. Good Housekeeping’s registered dietitian evaluates hundreds of snacks every year to help families make nutritious choices. The apple […]

Another Lawsuit Filled Over Cosmic Crisp

Washington State University and the Cosmic Crisp apple’s management company have filed a federal lawsuit against a nursery and grafting company for reportedly propagating trees without a license. According to Good Fruit Growers, the complaint will filled last month. Proprietary Variety Management of Yakima accuses Angel’s Grafting and Nursery of Tieton of propagating WA-38 trees […]

Cosmic Crisp Finally Hits Store Shelves

After years of development and months of anticipation by the consumer, it is finally here.  The apple cultivar, WA-38, better known as Cosmic Crisp officially hit American shelves on Sunday.  Toni Lynn Adams with the Washington Apple Commission said the first harvest, which took place mid-season around the time of Red Delicious, went smoothly.  She […]

WSU Tree Fruit Research Field Day Set For Wednesday

Washington State University will host its Tree Fruit research field day Wednesday August 7th in Rock Island.  The three hour educational event is open to growers, packers, consultants, university researchers and others. Areas of focus include: Top grafted WA 38 (Cosmic Crisp) Stink bug netting exclusion Sterile codling moth and drone releases Pear rootstock breeding […]