How to harvest and store WA 38 (Cosmic Crisp) apples

By |December 16th, 2014|

Earlier Good Fruit Grower articles have described the taste and horticultural traits of the recently commercialized apple cultivar WA [...]

Manage nutrients precisely

By |December 16th, 2014|

There are both environmental and economic advantages to matching fertilizer applications to the trees’ needs.

Update your fertilizer strategies

By |December 15th, 2014|

When you’re ­fertilizing trees, visualize their root systems.

Sweet Rosa Lynn

By |December 11th, 2014|

José Ramirez’s daughter is named after apple named after his wife.

Arvid V. Monson 1941 – 2014

By |December 9th, 2014|

Diversified grower, rancher, and founder of Goose Ridge Winery Arvid Monson, 73, died December 1. The long time Yakima [...]

Full meal deal

By |December 9th, 2014|

Seed meal may be more expensive than fumigation, but it has additional benefits.

Who will pick the fruit? : 2014 Growers of the Year

By |December 4th, 2014|

Craig O’Brien designs his orchards to be attractive to workers.

Collaborative approach: 2014 Growers of the Year

By |December 3rd, 2014|

O’Brien brothers are known for their innovation and collaboration.

Change is guaranteed: 2014 Growers of the Year

By |December 3rd, 2014|

O’Briens say innovation is the key to survival on a family farm.

Quiet innovators – 2014 Growers of the Year

By |December 1st, 2014|

Brothers Craig and Mike O’Brien have been testing the limits of tree density in an effort to maximize yields and stay competitive. Their innovative and inspiring approach has earned them the title of Good Fruit Growers of the Year.