apples http://kplu.org en Washington Crops Rose in 2012, Apples Remain King http://kplu.org/post/washington-crops-rose-2012-apples-remain-king <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Washington’s agricultural crops rose 6 percent in 2012 from the previous year, according to federal bean counters.</span></p><p>A recent USDA report say agricultural products reached nearly $10 billion. Some of the products that saw rapid growth in Washington include dry edible beans, barley, and apples.</p><p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 20:59:40 +0000 Anna King 10810 at http://kplu.org Washington Crops Rose in 2012, Apples Remain King Recent WSU Grads Offer Weekly Apple Delivery Service to Offices http://kplu.org/post/recent-wsu-grads-offer-weekly-apple-delivery-service-offices <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We’ve all been there. You’re hungry. You want something good, but there’s no time. You hit the vending machine for sugar or salt.</span></p><p>Two recent Washington State University graduates want to change that. They've launched an urban apple delivery service called Apple-A-Day, and it’s taking off.</p><p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 20:54:04 +0000 Anna King 9797 at http://kplu.org Recent WSU Grads Offer Weekly Apple Delivery Service to Offices WSU team creates Cascades-friendly cousin of Honeycrisp http://kplu.org/post/wsu-team-creates-cascades-friendly-cousin-honeycrisp <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Good news for fans of the&nbsp;</span>Honeycrisp<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> apple: a similar variety is being developed right here in Washington state.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Scientists at Washington State University have created a new apple variety specifically designed to thrive on the eastern slopes of the Cascades and win over consumers. It's a cross between the&nbsp;Honeycrisp with a variety called Enterprise, and is described as crisp and slightly sweet.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 8024 at http://kplu.org WSU team creates Cascades-friendly cousin of Honeycrisp The shocking truth about Granny Smith http://kplu.org/post/shocking-truth-about-granny-smith <p>Yes, there actually was a Granny Smith.&nbsp; That's her right above.&nbsp; But she was not (gasp) an American. Wed, 10 Oct 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Dick Stein 6647 at http://kplu.org The shocking truth about Granny Smith