Good Fruit Grower

New apple and pear thinner introduced in Europe

By |January 15th, 2015|

Brevis is a novel new thinning chemical for apples and pears that will be marketed in Europe this year.

It [...]

Cherry growers recognized for innovative campaign

By |January 15th, 2015|

The Asia Fruit international award for the best 2014 marketing campaign, won jointly by Northwest Cherry Growers and two [...]

Stokes scholarship established

By |January 15th, 2015|

A scholarship endowment fund has been established in the name of Tom Stokes to recognize his work as chief executive [...]

Washington Fruit expands

By |January 15th, 2015|

Washington Fruit and Produce company is building a new apple packing facility at River Road, Yakima, which is expected [...]

A prize pick!

By |January 9th, 2015|

We asked 4-year-old Ciara Mullinax to pull a name from the hundreds of readers who entered our drawing for [...]

Associations seek grower support in piece-rate case

By |January 6th, 2015|

Two associations are asking tree fruit growers to help defend a Washington State Supreme Court case regarding extra pay [...]

Sunburn in apples: A hot problem

By |January 6th, 2015|

Sunburn has been an increasing problem in Chile over the past 20 years.

Order on immigration

By |January 5th, 2015|

Executive Order is not the answer to ag’s labor problems, but it does help.

Supreme Court to address piece-rate breaks

By |January 5th, 2015|

Farm workers are entitled to rest breaks, but how does this apply to piece-rate labor?

Patella joins CMI marketing team

By |January 1st, 2015|

Don Patella has joined the marketing team of Columbia Marketing International. Patella, who is working from his home state [...]