Good Fruit Grower

In The Box: The joy of harvest

By |August 27th, 2014|

Cherry growers Bob and Carol Brown say it’s a joy to see the smiles on the faces of these [...]

Good Point: Success in pear marketing

By |August 27th, 2014|

Change can be uncomfortable, but is unavoidable. One key to change is adaptation, being aware of and flexible to [...]

B-be-bee beard photo wins ag communications award

By |August 27th, 2014|

University of California communications specialist Kathy Keatley Garvey won the top feature award from the international Association for Communication [...]

Year-end shipping reports to be required

By |August 26th, 2014|

The Washington State Department of Agriculture plans to require Washington apple shippers to submit season-end reports on the volume [...]

Native plants attract beneficial insects

By |August 20th, 2014|

David James hopes to expand his research to more vineyards.

An easy way to test maturity

By |August 19th, 2014|

The DA-meter measures chlorophyll in the outer layer of the apple.

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.

GMO debate rages

By |August 18th, 2014|

Deregulation process misses a key point, critics say, claiming GMOs are not substantially equivalent.

What makes peach trees tick?

By |August 15th, 2014|

Ted DeJong has spent a career finding answers to that question.

Symms celebrates a century of business

By |August 14th, 2014|

Symms Fruit Ranch is one of the few remaining tree fruit shippers in Idaho.