Good Fruit Grower

Future organic farmer grants open for 10 growers

By |April 22nd, 2014|

Foundations offer $25,000 in grants to support students planning for a career in organic farming. Ten grants of $2,500 [...]

Steve Black joins Holtzinger

By |April 16th, 2014|

Steve Black has been appointed sales manager of Holtzinger Fruit Company, Yakima, Washington. He was previously on the sales [...]

Quick Bites for April 15, 2014

By |April 15th, 2014|

Apple Commission appoints officers

Barbara Walkenhauer of Selah succeeded David Douglas as chair of the Washington Apple Commission at the [...]

Extension is 100 years old… and counting

By |April 1st, 2014|

With additional funding and new faculty, WSU extension is not resting on its laurels.

Application deadline looms for viticulture scholarship

By |March 27th, 2014|

The April 15 deadline approaches for viticulture students to apply for the Washington State Grape Society annual scholarship.

This year [...]

Grafting workshop planned for early April

By |March 26th, 2014|

Washington State University is offering a tree fruit grafting class by tree fruit specialist Gary Moulton in the second [...]

Bee expert to retire

By |March 18th, 2014|

The California State Beekeepers Association has presented a special recognition award to Dr. Eric Mussen, Extension apiculturist with University [...]

How well do you know your Honeycrisp disorders?

By |February 20th, 2014|

The good, the bad and the ugly

Cherry Person of the Year

By |February 18th, 2014|

The Cherry Marketing Institute also recognized Randy Willmeng, a cherry grower from Lawton, who farms with his wife, Linda, [...]

Pennsylvania’s Outstanding Grower; Cider winners

By |February 18th, 2014|

The State Horticultural Association of Pennsylvania named Reed Soergel its ­Outstanding Fruit Grower of 2013.

Sixteen Soergel family members are [...]