Good Fruit Grower

Supreme Court to address piece-rate breaks

By |January 5th, 2015|

Farm workers are entitled to rest breaks, but how does this apply to piece-rate labor?

Patella joins CMI marketing team

By |January 1st, 2015|

Don Patella has joined the marketing team of Columbia Marketing International. Patella, who is working from his home state [...]

Cornell tops plant science list

By |December 23rd, 2014|

The magazine U.S. News and World Report has released its ranking of universities that are tops in the world [...]

Cherry Institute meeting set for January 16

By |December 18th, 2014|

Cherry growers from the Pacific Northwest will gather at the 72nd Cherry Institute to learn the latest horticultural research, [...]

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 [...]

News from the U.K.: The Most Meritorious Cherries

By |December 12th, 2014|

Brian Piper of Filmers Farm in Maidstone, Kent, received the Fruiterers’ Company Medal for the Most Meritorious Cherries at [...]

Two-pound apple is a winner

By |December 12th, 2014|

Devin Jell, of Sun-Oka Fruit Farms in Summerland, British Columbia, won the award for the heaviest apple at the [...]

Vineyard, winery tour in southern France

By |December 1st, 2014|

Washington State University’s Dr. Thomas Henick-Kling is leading a 12-day springtime tour in southern France to visit some of [...]

System automates irrigation

By |November 30th, 2014|

FarmSolutions of Westlake Village, California, is selling an automated irrigation control system that creates an optimized irrigation schedule through [...]

Van Well offers new varieties

By |November 30th, 2014|

Van Well Nursery has published a new 32-page, color catalog describing its 39 apple varieties, 11 cherry varieties, 35 [...]