Posts Tagged ‘Apple harvest’

2018 Apple Harvest Begins, Forecast Down From 2017 Despite Gala Increase

This year’s Washington apple crop is estimated at 131 million 40-pound boxes. That’s according to the Washington State Tree Fruit Association, which says this year’s crop is down two percent from the 2017 harvest of 134 million boxes. The association says farmers are anticipating “excellent quality fruit from the nation’s largest apple crop.” A varietal…

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2017 Apple Harvest Sets New State Record At 142 Million Boxes

The 2017 apple harvest was the largest in Washington history. The State Tree Fruit Association released their post-harvest report, which estimates the state produced more than 142.3 million 40-pound boxes of apples. That beat out the previous record of 141 million boxes set in 2014. Todd Fryhover, President of the Washington Apple Commission, told KOHO…

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2017 Wash. Cherry, Apple Crops Higher Than Projected

This year’s cherry harvest was 23 million boxes, several million higher than expected. The apple crop is estimated at 131 million boxes, which would make it the third largest in state history. Jon DeVaney, President of the Washington State Tree Fruit Association, joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about why both…

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2017 Apple Harvest Likely Third Largest In State History

Apple harvest is winding down for some varieties, going strong for others. The size of apples this year is slightly smaller, says Todd Fryhover, President of the Washington State Apple Commission, but the overall crop will likely be the third largest in state history – about 131 million 40-pound boxes. KOHO’s Dan Langager also talked…

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2016 Apple Harvest Underway with Near-Record Projections

The 2016 apple harvest in North Central Washington is well underway and Todd Fryhover, President of the Washington State Apple Commission, says the conditions for picking the fruit have been equally as good as those of the growing season in the region. As for the number of apples that have already been picked and the projections…

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Apple Growers Forecast Near-Record Harvest

The North Central Washington apple harvest is getting underway. Apple growers are expected to bring in a crop of nearly 133 million boxes this year, a drop from the record set in 2014 but an improvement on last year’s 115 million boxes. Dan Langager talks with Todd Fryhover, President of the Washington State Apple Commission, to…

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