Good Fruit Grower

Application deadline looms for viticulture scholarship

By |March 27th, 2014|

The April 15 deadline approaches for viticulture students to apply for the Washington State Grape Society annual scholarship.

This year [...]

Grafting workshop planned for early April

By |March 26th, 2014|

Washington State University is offering a tree fruit grafting class by tree fruit specialist Gary Moulton in the second [...]

WSU wants to hear from you on its new web site

By |March 19th, 2014|

Washington State University is developing a new informational website focused on tree fruit, with an emphasis on the Pacific Northwest. The university is asking people to contribute to that process by filling out a brief survey on their needs and interests.

Bee expert to retire

By |March 18th, 2014|

The California State Beekeepers Association has presented a special recognition award to Dr. Eric Mussen, Extension apiculturist with University [...]

Washington State consolidation plan takes step forward

By |February 21st, 2014|

The Washington Growers Clearing House Association’s board of directors voted at their annual meeting on February 20 to move forward with a member ballot on a proposed new industry organization.

How well do you know your Honeycrisp disorders?

By |February 20th, 2014|

The good, the bad and the ugly

Cherry Person of the Year

By |February 18th, 2014|

The Cherry Marketing Institute also recognized Randy Willmeng, a cherry grower from Lawton, who farms with his wife, Linda, [...]

Pennsylvania’s Outstanding Grower; Cider winners

By |February 18th, 2014|

The State Horticultural Association of Pennsylvania named Reed Soergel its ­Outstanding Fruit Grower of 2013.

Sixteen Soergel family members are [...]

Bob Black honored for distinguished service

By |February 18th, 2014|

Maryland fruit grower Robert Black received the Harry Black Distinguished Service Award from the state’s horticultural association for his [...]

Batcha heads organic group

By |February 18th, 2014|

Laura Batcha has been named CEO and executive director of the Organic Trade Association, a North American membership-based trade [...]