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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

GLExpo Day 1 wrap: pests, pollinators and soil microbes

By |December 5th, 2017|

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For tree fruit growers, the first day of the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable, and Farm Market Expo featured talks on

Grape prices, fungicide resistance likely heading up

By |November 17th, 2017|

The acreage of juice grapes in Washington continues to decline, but the price is likely to go up next year, said Trent Ball at the Washington State Grape Society annual meeting on Friday. Challenging growing seasons in Argentina, Spain, and California mean global supplies are down.

Riesling for those rainy days

By |November 15th, 2017|

Growers in the Finger Lakes figure out how to grow European grapes in challenging conditions.

The hunt for great grape genes

By |November 7th, 2017|

New funding enables research to continue to develop DNA markers to breed better grapes.

N.Y. grape growers vote ‘no’ to research assessment

By |November 6th, 2017|

Decision marks move toward more regional approach after narrow rejection of assessment.

Making good in the Badlands of Washington

By |October 27th, 2017|

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

Scouting strategies

By |October 27th, 2017|

Your vineyard scouts probably aren’t sampling nearly as randomly as you think they are.

Organic apple production remains complicated in the Northeastern U.S.

By |October 26th, 2017|

Organic apple production remains complicated in the Northeastern U.S., but one grower has figured out how to make a profit on processing apples.

A better bitter pit predictor

By |October 18th, 2017|

Measuring tree vigor and peel chemistry gives the best indication which fruit is at risk.

European Cherry Fruit Fly found in NY

By |October 16th, 2017|

The U.S. Department of Agriculture officials have confirmed that European Cherry Fruit Fly is now present in Niagara County, New York. The invasive pest was first detected in North America in Ontario, Canada, in 2015.

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