Good Fruit Grower

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.

Predicting fruit quality

By |August 13th, 2014|

Dry matter analysis can help predict quality of stored fruit.

Fruit growers were tested this winter

By |August 11th, 2014|

Winter of 2014 tested fruit with cold and snow levels last seen 20 years ago.

NW cherry crop breaks record

By |August 7th, 2014|

For Northwest cherry growers, the season has been quick to harvest and has now reached a record-breaking volume, blowing [...]

Vegetation IMPACT Program

By |August 6th, 2014|

Regional climate center tries to elevate the value of weather forecasts.

Minerals matter

By |August 6th, 2014|

Fruitlet analysis six weeks before harvest accurately predicts quality.

Vinifera grapes hit hard

By |August 5th, 2014|

Hybrid varieties fared much better.

Four reasons to apply a stop-drop material

By |August 5th, 2014|

Many apple growers with sensitive varieties lose 5 to 25 percent of their apple crop due to preharvest fruit drop.

More apples coming

By |August 5th, 2014|

Apple supply worldwide could hit 100 million tons by 2025, up from 65 million now.