Good Fruit Grower

Processed Pear Committee looking for public member nominations

By |May 15th, 2017|

The public member position of the Processed Pear Committee will be up for nomination during the committee's annual meeting.

WSU offering free soil testing

By |May 11th, 2017|

WSU Extension is offering free soil health testing to a limited number of growers in Eastern Washington.

FSMA Water Quality Testing Workshops

By |April 27th, 2017|

Registration for the Washington State FSMA Water Quality Testing Workshops is now open. The Washington State Tree Fruit Association will host two workshops in collaboration with the Western Center for Food Safety (WCFS) from UC Davis, the Northwest Horticultural Council and the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, on May 9 in Yakima and May 11 in Wenatchee.

Who knew? DNA research shows honeycrisp has a royal ancestor.

By |April 26th, 2017|

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A University of Minnesota researcher has found new answers to the origin of Honeycrisp and if apples had blood, this

Northwest pear growers will continue marketing order

By |April 20th, 2017|

Overwhelming majorities in favor of order

Where can I get training to be prepared for FSMA?

By |March 29th, 2017|

Answers to your food safety questions

Growers, packers meet with lawmakers

By |March 29th, 2017|

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Members of the Washington Apple Commission and Columbia Fruit Packers were among a group of apple industry leaders from across

Yakima pear handler nominations set

By |March 22nd, 2017|

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Pear handlers will elect nominees for the Yakima, Washington, handler position on the Fresh Pear Committee of Marketing Order 927.

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Castagnoli named director of Mid-Columbia Research Center

By |March 22nd, 2017|

He's been with center for almost 17 years.

Working safely with Fumitoxin in orchards – A grower’s perspective

By |March 22nd, 2017|

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By Sean Gilbert

Gophers and other underground pests can cause significant damage to fruit tree orchards if they are not dealt

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