Good Fruit Grower

How to harvest and store WA 38 (Cosmic Crisp) apples

By |December 16th, 2014|

Earlier Good Fruit Grower articles have described the taste and horticultural traits of the recently commercialized apple cultivar WA [...]

Use winter weeds to improve soil

By |December 16th, 2014|

Winter weeds are a cheap way of improving and adding organic matter to soil. It is costly and difficult [...]

Vineyard, winery tour in southern France

By |December 1st, 2014|

Washington State University’s Dr. Thomas Henick-Kling is leading a 12-day springtime tour in southern France to visit some of [...]

System automates irrigation

By |November 30th, 2014|

FarmSolutions of Westlake Village, California, is selling an automated irrigation control system that creates an optimized irrigation schedule through [...]

Van Well offers new varieties

By |November 30th, 2014|

Van Well Nursery has published a new 32-page, color catalog describing its 39 apple varieties, 11 cherry varieties, 35 [...]

Provide sells Hol sprayers

By |November 30th, 2014|

Provide Agro is partnering with Hol Spray Systems of Holland to sell HSS orchard sprayers in North America.

Hol Spray [...]

Book gives frost control tips

By |November 30th, 2014|

Steve Hammersmith, president of Shur Farms Frost Protection, a company specializing in managing cold air flows in orchards and [...]

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    Obama’s immigration order reduces risk of growers losing current employees

Obama’s immigration order reduces risk of growers losing current employees

By |November 25th, 2014|

 

I recently saw a movie where the main character had a sticker on his mirror that read: “A [...]

Hort Council appoints information specialist

By |November 21st, 2014|

Drew Toop will join the staff of the Northwest Horticultural Council as regulatory information specialist on December 8. Toop, [...]

Remote pest managment with automated traps

By |November 20th, 2014|

With an electronic trap and wireless network, growers can spend less time scouting in the orchard.