Good Fruit Grower

Positions open for Washington Wine Commission

By |March 3rd, 2015|

Wine grape growers and producers who are interested in joining the Washington Wine Commission board are asked to apply [...]

Crab apple pruning demos

By |March 2nd, 2015|

Two pruning demonstrations have been scheduled this month to help orchardists understand how to prune Manchurian crab apple trees [...]

Ag job fairs planned in Eastern Washington

By |February 26th, 2015|

Agricultural job fairs have been announced for three communities in Eastern Washington centered on educating Spanish speaking workers about [...]

Processed pear committee elections set for Washington and Oregon

By |February 26th, 2015|

Oregon and Washington processed pear committee positions are open for election. The three committee positions in each state will [...]

Nearly $4 million available to crop grant winners

By |February 11th, 2015|

Washington growers applying for federal crop block grant money in 2015 will have a larger pool than the previous [...]

Sign up for free pesticide disposal

By |February 11th, 2015|

Washington growers looking to safely dispose of unwanted pesticides for free need to contact the Washington State Department of [...]

Valent to market Asana insecticide in U.S.

By |February 10th, 2015|

Sumitomo Chemical Company has acquired DuPont’s Asana insecticide business in the United States. Asana (esfenvalerate) will be distributed through [...]

Early testing shows promise in using lasers to scare birds

By |February 10th, 2015|

A test conducted by a consulting company in The Netherlands shows that laser beams are an effective way to scare [...]

Mike VanAgtmael selected as Cherry Industry Person of the Year

By |January 16th, 2015|

Mike VanAgtmael, a third-generation farmer from Hart, Michigan, has been named Cherry Industry Person of the Year. The award [...]

Small farms conference to be held in February

By |January 15th, 2015|

U.S. Representative Dan Newhouse will headline a single-day conference focusing on small farm and ranch issues in Yakima, Washington, [...]