People count at Duckwall Fruit

By |December 17th, 2014|

Duckwall’s mission is to mold a team who will achieve the best possible results for its growers and customers, and ultimately consumers.

Night shift: Harvesting apples at night

By |November 26th, 2014|

A shift from ladders to illuminated platforms allows pickers to work day or night.

Sean Gilbert, Young Grower from Yakima, Washington

By |November 26th, 2014|

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age / 34
crops / Apples, cherries, apricots, peaches, nectarines and wine grapes
title / General manager
business / Gilbert Orchards
education /

Alex Chinchiolo, Young Grower from Ripon, California

By |November 1st, 2014|

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age / 28
crops / Apples, cherries
title / Partner, farm manager
business / River Bend Orchards
education / Degree in fruit science, California

The hard trials of growing cider apples

By |October 1st, 2014|

Be prepared for a large investment and modest yields.

Jessica & Sara Ecker, Young Growers from Trempealeau, Wisconsin

By |September 30th, 2014|

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ages / (Jess, on left in photo) 33, (Sara, on right in photo) 30
crops / Apples, blueberries, and peaches
education /

Tastefully written: Author takes us on a tour of apples

By |September 30th, 2014|

Apples of Uncommon Character is aimed at general readers, but growers too will enjoy Jacobsen’s comments about the apple’s history and enduring appeal.

Kevin & Mark Stennes, Young Growers from Pateros, Washington

By |August 28th, 2014|

Stennes twins talk about growing organics tree fruit operation.

The increasing problem of yellow jackets and hornets

By |August 18th, 2014|

If yellow jackets and hornets seem more of a problem these days, it’s not your imagination.

California fruit league changes name

By |August 12th, 2014|

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Nearly 80 years after its inception, the California Grape and Tree Fruit League announced they are changing their name to

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