Fruits and nuts are important, high-value crops for producers in our region. Here you will find information and resources relevant to Washington farmers interested in making the most of fruit and nut production.
Berries, grapes and kiwi are the most popular small fruit crops grown in Washington. They are high-value crops that offer growers a marketing advantage when sold locally as their fragile nature when picked at peak maturity limits how far they can be shipped.
Many types of tree fruit are productive throughout Washington, however orchard labor can be a primary consideration when establishing a commercial orchard. Disease and insect pest problems tend to be specific to each area. Plan ahead as tree fruit are a long term investment.
Nuts (coming soon)