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Honorees announced for Washington Wine auction

By |May 16th, 2014|

The Auction of Washington Wines named Larry and Dick Olsen, and Tom and Anne-Marie Hedges as honorees for the [...]

WSU offers masters degree in agriculture online

By |May 12th, 2014|

This fall, Washington State University will offer a new master’s in agriculture degree through their online programming. The degree [...]

Destined for export: Understanding pesticide residue policy

By |May 6th, 2014|

It is a large international regulatory body with inherent inertia.

Rosenberger: Crops must be protected as well as bees

By |May 1st, 2014|

Concerns about fungicides and bees.

Cornell asks growers for info on stinkbugs affecting crops

By |April 29th, 2014|

Cornell University, New York, is asking growers to complete an online survey of how stinkbugs are affecting crops.

The university [...]

Future organic farmer grants open for 10 growers

By |April 22nd, 2014|

Foundations offer $25,000 in grants to support students planning for a career in organic farming. Ten grants of $2,500 [...]

Steve Black joins Holtzinger

By |April 16th, 2014|

Steve Black has been appointed sales manager of Holtzinger Fruit Company, Yakima, Washington. He was previously on the sales [...]

Calculate target yield

By |April 16th, 2014|

Many factors contribute to the profitability of an orchard. The two most important factors are marketable yield per hectare [...]

In the Box

By |April 15th, 2014|

Puffer research
Dear Good Fruit Grower:
I am a University of California pomology farm advisor and have worked in the [...]

Quick Bites for April 15, 2014

By |April 15th, 2014|

Apple Commission appoints officers

Barbara Walkenhauer of Selah succeeded David Douglas as chair of the Washington Apple Commission at the [...]