Good Fruit Grower

Okanagan seeks USDA approval for non browning GMO “Arctic Fuji”

By |January 20th, 2016|

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Canadian grower Okanagan Specialty Fruit is seeking USDA approval for a third non-browning apple, which it calls the Arctic Fuji. This

Impact of imports

By |January 13th, 2016|

Fresh apples, pears and sweet cherries hold their own for U.S. producers.

WSTFA renews officers

By |December 30th, 2015|

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The Washington State Tree Fruit Association’s slate of officers will remain the same in 2016.

Treasurer Jordan Matson of Matson Fruit

New vice president for Oregon Cherry Growers

By |December 30th, 2015|

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Oregon Cherry Growers has named Chantal Wright as its new vice president of sales and business development. Wright will lead

SugarBee causes a buzz

By |December 28th, 2015|

The variety was developed in Minnesota from open-pollinated Honeycrisp.

Readers win GFG prizes

By |December 23rd, 2015|

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Scott Jacky, manager of orchard operations for Valley Fruit in Wapato, Washington, won the Great Gator Give-A-Way contest co-sponsored by Wilbur-Ellis and

Cornell’s grape choices

By |December 17th, 2015|

Historic breeding program takes the long road when it comes to new grapes.

Wine grape growers invited to meetings on pest management plan

By |November 24th, 2015|

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Representatives from Oregon’s wine grape industry are collaborating to create a Pest Management Strategic Plan to document current pest management

MSU: How to winterize your sprayer

By |November 18th, 2015|

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Michigan State University Extension offers helpful advice on winterizing a sprayer.

Here are the tips:

Rinse the sprayer of all pesticide residue,

Farm labor workshops start Nov. 16

By |November 6th, 2015|

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The Washington Growers League and the law firm of Stokes Lawrence Velikanje Moore and Shore are sponsoring farm labor workshops

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