TJ Mullinax

Catherine Kiyokawa, a Young Grower from Parkdale, Oregon

By |January 29th, 2016|

Catherine is a fourth-generation farmer. Her grandfather, Mamoru Kiyokawa, started growing tree fruit on the farm. Catherine works closely with her father, Randy, and older brother Cameron.

Innovation and inspiration: 2015 Silver Apple Award

By |January 13th, 2016|

Del Feigal’s talents in the orchard are a valuable resource for other growers.

Nick Plath, a young grower from George, Washington

By |December 30th, 2015|

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grower / George, Washington
age / 26
crops / Apples, cherries, and wine grapes
business / Washington Fruit and Produce Company
family background /

Stinkbug continues its spread

By |December 7th, 2015|

Northwest growers should be on the lookout for brown marmorated stinkbug

Fruitful fortitude: 2015 Grower of the Year

By |December 1st, 2015|

After taking over the farm at 25, Brenton Roy grew a solid reputation one crop at a time.

New ways of doing business: 2015 Grower of the Year

By |December 1st, 2015|

Oasis Farms settles on V-trellis with arches, makes move to Geneva.

Help to salvage burned land

By |November 18th, 2015|

Safety net programs are available to aid growers in wildfire disasters.

After the Washington fires

By |November 17th, 2015|

Packers work with insurers to recover from two wildfires that struck central Washington.

New grape harvester leaves MOG in the field

By |November 12th, 2015|

Selective mechanical harvesters help improve wine quality by delivering cleaner fruit to wineries.

Jake Robison, a Young Grower from Chelan, Washington

By |October 30th, 2015|

Jake is a fourth generation farmer who grows tree fruit on 120 acres. He’s the son of Dave and Karla Robison and nephew to Allen Robison.

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