Ryan Bond, a young grower from The Dalles, Oregon

By |April 20th, 2016|

Ryan is a second-generation grower managing about 800 acres, primarily consisting of cherry and pear trees in The Dalles and south through Dufur into the Tygh Valley.

Planting frenzy

By |April 19th, 2016|

Properly preparing the soil can help new plantings thrive.

Keeping limbs in line with mechanical pruning – (video)

By |April 1st, 2016|

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While not exactly new anywhere, mechanical hedging is seeing a youthful surge on both sides of the U.S. as a

No bees, but a lot of buzz about artificial pollination (video)

By |March 25th, 2016|

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Pollination comes with problems. Bloom dates don’t overlap, honeybee colonies fail, weather doesn’t cooperate. The list goes on.

Matt Whiting foresees

6 tips for healthier bees

By |March 23rd, 2016|

Beekeeper offers tips for healthy bees, hearty pollination.

Finding cold damage

By |March 18th, 2016|

Recognizing the signs of cold damage in grapevines is critical for growers in northern regions.

Pests in the heat

By |March 4th, 2016|

Last year’s hot growing season gave researchers ideal opportunity to take a closer look at codling moth and obliquebanded leafroller.

Getting to the rot of the problem

By |February 25th, 2016|

Researchers study how best to prevent spread of disease from Manchurian crab apple pollinizers.

Roger Hudson, a young grower from Sanger, California

By |February 24th, 2016|

Roger is a sixth-generation grower of about 180 acres of tree fruit.

Sierra Williams, a Young Grower from Cedaredge, Colorado

By |February 24th, 2016|

Sierra, a fifth-generation tree fruit grower, is one of three siblings and is the daughter of Dan and Connie Williams.

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