Good Fruit Grower

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 [...]

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.