Good Fruit Grower

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

Coming in January: Nominations for WA Cherry Marketing Committee

By |November 4th, 2015|

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Nominations for grower and handler positions on the Washington Cherry Marketing Committee will take place during industry meetings in January.

NPR: Some Northwest growers worry vines and trees not ready for cold

By |November 3rd, 2015|

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Northwest Public Radio reports that some growers are worried that their vines and fruit trees are not ready for  plunging

Compost increases the water holding capacity of droughty soils, says MSU researcher

By |November 3rd, 2015|

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M. Charles Gould of Michigan State University Extension, has written an article on how to choose compost that increase the

Young artist wins $1,000 in apple art contest

By |November 2nd, 2015|

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Claire Seaman, 17, a 2015 graduate of Cascade High School in Leavenworth, Washington, won the grand prize of $1,000 in

Residues are below MRLs

By |November 2nd, 2015|

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The Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission has completed its 2015 trial to evaluate pesticide and fungicide residues on apples. No

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