Good Fruit Grower

Application process open for specialty crop block grants

By |January 31st, 2014|

The application period is open for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s 2014 Specialty Crop Grant program.

The USDA and Washington [...]

Billionaire quiet on vineyard plans

By |January 30th, 2014|

Aquilini’s British Columbia company shocked the wine world with the purchase of land at Red Mountain.

Taking the guesswork out of yield estimating

By |January 29th, 2014|

Trellis tension technology could improve accuracy of crop estimating in grapes.

Brandt brand is a masterpiece

By |January 29th, 2014|

E.W. Brandt and Sons, a fruit growing, packing, and marketing operation in Wapato, Washington, is expanding its operations and [...]

Speedy grafting tools

By |January 29th, 2014|

Ian Adams of Scionon, Ltd., Hastings, New Zealand, and Matt Moser of Moser Fruit Tree Sales, Inc., Coloma, Michigan, [...]

GRAS2P record-keeping

By |January 29th, 2014|

The Washington State Horticultural Association and ApRecs have teamed up to offer growers and packers access to a spray [...]

Fruit legends star in minimovies

By |January 29th, 2014|

Howell at the Moon Productions has released two new short documentaries on the legendary Washington fruit growers Grady Auvil [...]

Wine foundation honored

By |January 29th, 2014|

The Washington Wine Industry Foundation was named a benefactor last month during the fundraising Washington State University Foundation Gala [...]

Give feedback on crop insurance

By |January 29th, 2014|

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Washington State Department of Agriculture will hold listening sessions in February to [...]

Wine industry foundation oversees grants

By |January 29th, 2014|

The Washington Wine Industry Foundation is administering three grants totaling nearly $525,000 that deal with clean plants, winery worker [...]