Using Littau small fruit over-the-row harvester at WSU Mount Vernon NWREC.
Using BEI over-the-row blueberry harvester at WSU Mount Vernon NWREC.
PNW Extension Publication 591, Oregon State University , December 2006.
Alexander, T.R., J. King, A. Zimmerman, and C.A. Miles. 2016. HortScience 51(12):1-5.
T. Alexander, J. King, E. Scheenstra, and C.A. Miles. 2016. HortTechnology 26(5):614-619.
Carol A. Miles and Jaqueline King. 2014. HortTechnology 24(5):519-526.
New basic manual for hard cider making, based on variety evaluations and cider trials at WSU Mount Vernon NWREC. Order online.
Extension Fact Sheet FS141E (09/2014). The study results presented in this WSU fact sheet can serve as a general guide for evaluating the feasibility of establishing and producing cider apples in western Washington as of 2013. In addition to the publication there is an Excel worksheet available: Download (zip file – 56kb)
Extension Fact Sheet TB35E (11/2016). If you’re thinking of producing cider apples in central Washington, this publication will enable you to estimate costs of equipment, materials, supplies, and labor and also provides ranges of price and yield. This publication also helps you evaluate the feasibility and profitability of producing specialty cider apples in the region. An Excel spreadsheet version of this enterprise budget is available at the WSU School of Economic Sciences Extension website HERE.
WSU Extension publication TB32. The results presented in this publication serve as a general guide for evaluating the economic feasibility of hand and mechanical harvest methods for cider apples grown in western Washington as of 2015.
Appendix A. Hand Harvested Cider Apples excel – interactive spreadsheet
Appendix B. Mechanically Harvested Cider Apples excel – interactive spreadsheet
– A. Zimmerman, J. King, E. Scheenstra, and C. Miles (2016)
– C. Miles, E. Scheenstra, A. Zimmerman, T. Alexander, and J. King. WSU Mount Vernon NWREC. (2016)
– Carol Miles, Jacky King and Ed Scheenstra (2016)
Twenty of the most common cider apple cultivars planted in cider orchards in different regions of the U.S. are listed. Information was collected from growers and researchers at 12 locations throughout the U.S.
C. Miles, T. Alexander, and S. Galinato, Department of Horticulture, Washington State University Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center, Mount Vernon, WA; IMPACT Center, School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA. Publication Date: September 2016
Native bumble bee and orchard mason bees – their seasonal cycles and habitat needs. WSU Master Gardeners, King County, April 7, 2002.
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