Good Fruit Grower

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

Scientists join ARS Hall of Fame

By |November 2nd, 2015|

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Dr. Ralph Scorza, research horticulturist and lead scientist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Appalachian Fruit Research Laboratory in Kearneysville,

University of Georgia honors peach grower

By |November 2nd, 2015|

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The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has presented South Carolina peach grower Jimmy Forrest with the

Chief operations officer retires from C&O Nursery

By |November 2nd, 2015|

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Richard “Dick” Snyder has retired as chief operations officer of C&O Nursery based in Wenatchee, Washington. He was with the

New “alien” wasp found in Washington State; could be bad news for stinkbug

By |October 23rd, 2015|

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Washington State University has announced the discovery in Washington State of a wasp from Asia that eats the eggs of the

24 specialty crop proposals in Wa State receive $4.1m

By |October 16th, 2015|

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The Washington State Department of Agriculture says that it will award approximately $4.1 million in grant funding through the U.S.

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