Good Fruit Grower

Network promotes Prosser wines

By |November 16th, 2014|

A new organization called Prosser Wine Network was formed in Washington State last spring to promote Prosser wines. The [...]

New EPA program focuses on pesticide drift reduction

By |November 16th, 2014|

The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a voluntary Drift Reduction Technology (DRT) program to encourage the use of safer [...]

Washington State University to develop genomic database

By |November 16th, 2014|

Washington State University has been awarded a five-year $2 million grant to build and maintain a national system for sharing [...]

Apple art winner

By |November 14th, 2014|

Laura Ramirez, 18, of Sunnyside, Washington, was the grand-prize winner in the Washington Apple Education Foundation’s Year of the [...]

USDA Announces Loss Adjustment for Late Apple Harvest

By |November 6th, 2014|

Multi-Peril Crop Insurance policyholders are getting an extension because of the delayed maturity of apple crop this year.

The USDA [...]

Multi-row sprayers offer great improvements in timeliness

By |October 24th, 2014|

As more growers move toward modern, high-density planting systems to improve yield and orchard management, the sprayer output needs [...]

Crop insurance closing deadline approaches

By |October 16th, 2014|

Fruit growers in the Pacific Northwest are being reminded about the November 20 closing deadline for crop insurance for [...]

Online cherry promotion earns campaign of the year honor

By |October 1st, 2014|

Northwest Cherry Growers and two Chinese online retailers, Fruitday and Tmall, have received Asia Fruit Logistica’s Marketing Campaign of [...]

East Malling appoints French researcher

By |October 1st, 2014|

East Malling Research in Kent, England, has appointed physiologist Dr. Julien Lecourt to lead research into optimizing efficiency, yields, [...]

Scientists join Summerland Varieties Corporation board

By |October 1st, 2014|

Two retired Agriculture and Agri-foods Canada scientists have been appointed to the board of the Summerland Varieties Corporation (previously [...]