Good Fruit Grower

Associations seek grower support in piece-rate case

By |January 6th, 2015|

Two associations are asking tree fruit growers to help defend a Washington State Supreme Court case regarding extra pay [...]

Sunburn in apples: A hot problem

By |January 6th, 2015|

Sunburn has been an increasing problem in Chile over the past 20 years.

Order on immigration

By |January 5th, 2015|

Executive Order is not the answer to ag’s labor problems, but it does help.

Supreme Court to address piece-rate breaks

By |January 5th, 2015|

Farm workers are entitled to rest breaks, but how does this apply to piece-rate labor?

Patella joins CMI marketing team

By |January 1st, 2015|

Don Patella has joined the marketing team of Columbia Marketing International. Patella, who is working from his home state [...]

Cornell tops plant science list

By |December 23rd, 2014|

The magazine U.S. News and World Report has released its ranking of universities that are tops in the world [...]

Cherry Institute meeting set for January 16

By |December 18th, 2014|

Cherry growers from the Pacific Northwest will gather at the 72nd Cherry Institute to learn the latest horticultural research, [...]

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 [...]

News from the U.K.: The Most Meritorious Cherries

By |December 12th, 2014|

Brian Piper of Filmers Farm in Maidstone, Kent, received the Fruiterers’ Company Medal for the Most Meritorious Cherries at [...]