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 […]

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 […]

2019 Apple Crop Expected To Be 18% Larger

The Washington State Tree Fruit Association released its forecast for the 2019 Washington fresh apple crop Wednesday.  The forecast calls for a fresh crop of 137.3 million standard forty-pound boxes.  That’s an 18% year over year increase.   “WSTFA members are expecting an ample 2019 apple crop with a good mix of varieties for today’s […]

Focus On Fruit: 06/07/19

The Washington state Tree Fruit Commission President Jon DeVaney recaps their recent legislative field tour, and how events like this can help the Ag community in Olympia.       If you have a story idea for the Washington Ag Network, call (509) 547-1618, or e-mail [email protected]