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?

Growers urged to return labor survey

By |January 2nd, 2015|

The survey will help determine the wage that employers may have to pay H-2A workers.

$10 million RosBREED 2 grant

By |January 2nd, 2015|

Plant pathologists will work with breeders to develop disease-resistant varieties.

Schmitten honored with Silver Pear Award

By |January 2nd, 2015|

Ray Schmitten has had multiple roles in the tree fruit industry and represents pear growers in research matters.

Robert L. Andrews, 1930 – 2014

By |January 2nd, 2015|

Andrews credited for helping develop grape region.

A first for 2015

By |January 1st, 2015|

January 1. Just writing that date stirs thoughts of what’s to come. Each year, we here at Good Fruit Grower put [...]

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 [...]

Lisa Perry, Young Grower from Odell, Oregon

By |December 23rd, 2014|

age / 26
crops / pears, apples, cherries, berries, peaches, nectarines
business / Cody Orchards and Farm Stand
other [...]

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, [...]