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Kate Prengaman

About Kate Prengaman

Kate Prengaman is an associate editor for Good Fruit Grower, writing articles for the print magazine and website. Contact her at 509-853-3518 or at kate@goodfruit.com

Make the most of your mulch – Video

By |May 17th, 2017|

Pruning wood and mowing weeds can provide extra food for soil organisms that help keep trees healthy.

Reconstructing WSU’s sweet breeding program

By |May 15th, 2017|

Changes make the WSU sweet cherry breeding program more efficient and focused to set up its new breeder for success.

Modernizing the nursery with machines

By |May 11th, 2017|

Improvements in machines bring increased adaptation.

Searching for the naked truth of soil science

By |April 21st, 2017|

New grant seeks to understand how some rootstocks recruit beneficial soil microbes to boost breeding efforts.

Washington’s 2015 drought losses estimated at $700 million

By |April 20th, 2017|

State agriculture department releases final estimate

Let vigor be your guide : Video

By |April 19th, 2017|

Precision crop load management strategies lower risk and raise fruit quality.

Too hot to handle calcium

By |April 17th, 2017|

Unusually warm, dry weather reduces the effectiveness of calcium sprays for growers in the Eastern United States.

What’s your ideal orchard system?

By |April 12th, 2017|

Finding the ideal system for your orchards can be trial and error, but luckily, Mike Robinson likes to experiment.

Which comes first, the trellis or the trees?

By |April 12th, 2017|

Allan says he prefers to plant the dormant, cut-back sleeping eyes for the V-trellis system

Fertilizer tips to maximize baby tree growth

By |April 12th, 2017|

Nourishing new orchards

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