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Marketing Pacific Northwest sweet cherries

A. Desmond O"Rourke

Marketing Pacific Northwest sweet cherries

by A. Desmond O"Rourke

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Published by College of Agriculture Research Center, Washington State University in [Pullman, Wash.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sweet cherry -- Northwest, Pacific -- Marketing

  • Edition Notes

    StatementA. Desmond O"Rourke, Kenneth L. Casavant.
    SeriesBulletin / College of Agriculture Research Center, Washington State University -- 800., Bulletin (Washington State University. College of Agriculture. Research Center) -- 800.
    ContributionsCasavant, Ken.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. ;
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14659027M
    OCLC/WorldCa19339837

    This dynamic growing region is the center of tree fruit production in the Pacific Northwest, producing almost half of the apples and sweet cherries grown in Washington. The Columbia Basin of Washington: This central region of Washington State covers a region about by km, within which about , ha are irrigated.   From June through August of this year, over 2, sweet cherry growers in the Pacific Northwest will harvest and sell nearly million pounds of cherries.

    Cherries (Prunus spp.) are members of the Rosaceae (or rose) family along with almonds, apricots, peaches, and two most common types of cherries are sweet cherries (Prunus avium L.) and sour (Prunus cerasus L.), often called tart ally brought to the United States by English colonists in the early s, Spanish missionaries brought cherries west to California. 2 days ago  Northwest cherry growers had a great season of high-quality fruit, strong demand and strong prices. A little over 20 million, pound boxes of cherries were picked, packed and sold.

    Maryhill cherries are a Pacific Northwest legend—and for good reason. Here’s the story behind the Gunkel family farm and this year’s incredible crop of juicy sweet Northwest cherries!   James Michael of the Northwest Cherry Growers says the yellow and pink fruit now accounts for about 10% of the sweet cherry market. And, like the Bing, it looks as if .


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Marketing Pacific Northwest sweet cherries by A. Desmond O"Rourke Download PDF EPUB FB2

Welcome to the home of world famous Northwest Cherries. This site is the source for all of the latest news and information about cherries from the Northwest including: health information, recipe ideas, tips on freezing, canning and drying, as well as information about the famous growing region Marketing Pacific Northwest sweet cherries book in the great Northwest.

The Pacific Northwest region of the United States excels in the production of high quality sweet cherries (Prunus avium L.) for fresh consumption. Sweet cherries are produced on ~15, ha by just over 3, growers in the states of Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah and Washington. "[Tara Austen Weaver's] new book, Growing Berries and Fruit Trees in the Pacific Northwest, will lead you to sweet, sweet success." —The Seattle Times' Pacific NW Magazine "Tara Austen Weaver's page guide [does] not disappoint." —The Oregonian "One look through Tara Austen Weaver's new book Growing Berries and Fruit Trees in the Pacific /5(10).

The Pacific Northwest east of the Cascades is an extremely arid region. To estab-lish and produce premium cherries, you must irrigate. To irrigate, you must have a legal water right that allows season-long irrigation.

Consult your state water resource department or visit your local watermaster’s office to determine whether the land you. The Northwest cherry harvest won’t reach last year’s 23 million pound boxes inbut there will be plenty of fruit for consumers in the U.S.

and beyond, suppliers say. The leading early-ripening sweet cherry of the Pacific Northwest. Fruit ripens two weeks ahead of Bing, yet resembles Bing with firm, round, heart-shaped fruit of good size. The best deep, mahogany red cherry before Bing and less susceptible to rain-cracking.

Available: Early to late June; Colour: Mahogany-Red / Flesh - Mahogany. Northwest Cherry Growers. About us Contact Us; All About Cherries. Cherry Varieties; The Cherry Season ; Cherry Growing Region; U-Pick Locations; Growers and Shippers. Industry Login Nutrition Facts; Meet Your Growers.

Coming Soon; Recipes. Cherry Recipes; Sweet Preservation; Drying; Freezing; Retailers. Logos; Order POS; Cherry.

Washington is the nation’s top producer of sweet cherries and grows about 80 percent of the sweet cherries in the Northwest. Washington and Oregon alone harvested about million boxes of.

Recent focus has been on assessing the prospects for new varieties of apples and sweet cherries. Publications He is author of four books, over professional papers, numerous articles in popular journals, and chapters on economics and marketing in numerous fruit compendiums.

The impact has been especially acute in Northwest Michigan, where the majority of the state’s sweet and tart cherries are grown. A combination of cheap imports, pests, diseases, unpredictable weather and consolidating markets has been hitting growers especially hard, said Phil Korson, former president of the Cherry Marketing Institute.

The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) will mail ballots and voting instructions to all eligible Washington state sweet cherry growers. Eligible growers who do not receive a ballot may contact Gary D. Olson, Regional Manager, USDA AMS FV Northwest Marketing Field Office, SW Broadway, SuitePortland OR ; phone: () CHERRIES - INCREASED DORMANT FRUIT BUD HARDINESS AND DELAYED SPRING BLOOM (SWEET CHERRY IN PACIFIC NORTHWEST) General Information This Product: Encourages faster coloration and maturity of APPLES, GRAPES, PEPPERS, and TOMATOES.

Loosens APPLES, CHERRIES, and WALNUTS for an earlier and more efficient harvest. Northwest sweet cherry growers had been informally promoting their sweet cherries together for several years, but in the s, Washington and Oregon sweet cherry growers joined in formal promotions.

Idaho joined inat which time the Northwest Cherry Growers was officially organized. Utah joined in and Montana joined in   Rainier cherries, named for foot volcano that towers over all the lesser peaks in the Cascades, are the biggest, and perhaps the best-tasting, cherries to come out of the Pacific Northwest.

Additional Pacific Northwest cherry facts can be found on the Northwest Horticultural Council website. “Bing” has been one of the most important sweet cherry varieties grown in the Pacific Northwest as recently as the ’s.

“Bing” is so commonly known that it is used as a basis of comparison when discussing sweet cherry selections. The Cooper family has been farming in The Dalles since David’s great-grandfather raised draft horses, but the farm slowly morphed into an orchard during the late s and early s.

Sweet cherries were found to be the most profitable crop. David and his wife, Karen, own acres and lease 80 acres of sweet cherries. Large, lush cherries are a hallmark and accepted benchmark of annual Northwest production.

“Granted, some years we all notice they taste a little better than others. But for the most part, about three out of every four cherries shipped from the Northwest is row and larger, with dark red, sweet fruit being standard. Forty million pounds of cherries have Oregon and California produce 90% of the country’s cherries, the Agricultural Marketing Brooke is native of the Pacific Northwest.

"Cherries have been around so long, they're iconic, but that doesn't mean each year's crop is guaranteed," said James Michael with the Northwest Cherry Growers, a collective marketing. The export market is a major outlet for cherries grown in the Pacific Northwest.

The Far East is our largest export market, with 61% of all exported cherries going to that region in Japan, Taiwan, and Hong Kong are our biggest markets in this region. Here's how labor availability will affect the future of two important crops in the Pacific Northwest, sweet cherries and organic vegetables.

The sweet cherry industry in the Pacific Northwest is particularly threatened by the cost and availability of labor because labor constitutes 60 percent of the cost of production.Looking for the best fruit in the world?

Let us help! View our complete list of fruit shippers for Northwest Cherries and Washington State Summer Fruit. Download the export sales office list. Find out who to contact, which countries that office sells to and more.

Search these partners for delicious Northwest Cherries and Washington State Summer.Chelan cherries, otherwise known as "black cherries," grow in the Pacific Northwest and ripen early, beating out Bing cherries by up to two weeks (mid-June).

This round sweet cherry is also firm in texture and mild in taste. Similar to Bing cherries, Chelan cherries carry a deep mahogany color and sweet .