Jared Johnson

The good and bad of different rootstocks

By |February 12th, 2018|

Nursery owner warns growers it’s not as simple as asking which rootstock is the best.

All aboard the cherry express

By |January 11th, 2018|

Airborne exports through Sea-Tac help make up for tough domestic year for sweet cherries.

It’s boom time for organics

By |January 9th, 2018|

Washington’s organic apple growers adding 10,000 new acres in just a few years.

An Oregon trailblazer: 2017 Grower of the year

By |November 30th, 2017|

Curiosity, sharing and innovation drive Mike Omeg, a fifth-generation cherry grower.

Omeginsanity — ‘I was a little bit shocked’: 2017 Grower of the year

By |November 30th, 2017|

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Mike Omeg does not know who started the jokes about his massive new trellises, but he has heard them. One

Making good in the Badlands of Washington

By |October 27th, 2017|

Grower creates a home for his vineyards in dramatic but challenging scenery.

The global fire blight fight

By |September 28th, 2017|

Belgian researchers at pcfruit are examining biocontrols and detection methods for fire blight.

Daunting decisions when making the variety switch

By |June 14th, 2017|

Weigh all the factors when deciding when and how to switch varieties.

H-2A expands despite costs

By |May 11th, 2017|

Even with political questions, legal risks and high costs, growers across the U.S. continue to hire foreign guest workers.

Tips to build a trusty trellis

By |March 6th, 2017|

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Put at least one quarter of a trellis post in the ground, use high-quality wire and think of tug-of-war when

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