Geraldine Warner

How to attract workers

By |April 4th, 2016|

Workers go where they can make the most money.

Modern orchards and technology can potentially reduce production costs

By |April 4th, 2016|

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The cost of producing apples has been rising faster than expected, largely because of increasing labor costs, but costs can

The right Honeycrisp start

By |February 24th, 2016|

Dave Taber is working to maximize his chances of success with a new Honeycrisp planting.

How to use pear growth regulators

By |February 11th, 2016|

Growth regulators can prevent drop and enhance storability of pears if used correctly.

Some like the biggest trees

By |February 9th, 2016|

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There’s more than one way to plant a modern, highly productive orchard. While some growers like to plant the largest

Basic rules of Stemilt’s tall spindle

By |February 8th, 2016|

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—Trees are planted at densities of 1,000 to 1,500 trees per acre (typically 3 or 4 feet between trees and

Family Legacy

By |January 28th, 2016|

New McDougall and Sons orchard honors the past and heralds the future.

Race to the top: Honeycrisp growing pressures

By |January 28th, 2016|

As Honeycrisp production increases, growers feel the pressure to produce fruit sooner rather than later.

H-2A is expensive but essential

By |January 28th, 2016|

McDougall and Sons takes pride in its housing camps.

Food safety research focuses on packing

By |January 14th, 2016|

Scientists hope to reduce food safety risks in Washington apple packing houses.

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