Apples

Program Contact: Michael R. Bush, Extension Entomologist
(509) 574-1600 • bushm@wsu.edu

Yakima County is the leading county in the nation in apple production with over 55,000 acres of apple orchards producing premier apple varieties like Gala, Fuji, Granny Smith, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious and Honeycrisp as well as hundreds of antique apple varieties.

“American consumers can be confident when eating or serving apples-whether organic or conventional-that they are enjoying a safe, nutritious, healthy and delicious home-grown food produced with pride by the U.S. apple growers and the apple industry,”
–Wendy Brannen, Director of Consumer Health and Public Relations for U.S. Apple Association (USApple).