First day of IFTA tours focuses on the future

By |February 21st, 2017|

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The first day of orchard tours at the International Fruit Tree Association’s 60th annual conference in Washington featured a central

Discussion in Seattle March 29: Exploring how mushrooms can help bees survive

By |February 17th, 2017|

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Can the mushroom hold a key to survival of honeybees?

That topic is the focus of a talk in Seattle March 29

Alfredo Jeronimo, a young grower from Wenatchee, Washington

By |February 16th, 2017|

Alfredo grew up working in orchards alongside his father. After starting a family, Alfredo followed his interests in the packing side of the industry and is currently pursuing goals in orchard management.

Wanted: Spanish translators of horticultural articles

By |February 16th, 2017|

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Good Fruit Grower is looking for qualified persons to translate English articles into formal Spanish for an audience of Spanish

Understanding the click pruning technique – Video

By |February 15th, 2017|

Pruning technique puts physiology to work, gets sap flowing to reduce blind wood and manage vigor.

Can science strengthen graft unions?

By |February 15th, 2017|

An experiment to stimulate stronger grafts on brittle Geneva 41 rootstocks reveals promise but no clear path.

Is your orchard robot ready? – Video

By |February 15th, 2017|

Industry leaders break out crystal ball to help growers prepare for ‘game changers.’

Strengthening industry partnerships

By |February 15th, 2017|

We’re expanding coverage of IFTA to better serve growers.

Blazing a trail for female growers

By |February 15th, 2017|

International Fruit Tree Association launches women’s group to provide education, mentorship.

Three growers elected to Washington Apple board

By |February 13th, 2017|

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Mark Stennes, James Foreman and Jon Alegria were elected to three-year terms as members of the Washington Apple Commission’s board

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