Jim Koan; A man of principle

By |January 6th, 2014|

Jim Koan, Michigan organic apple pioneer, is honored by the state’s Horticultural Society.

Washington Hort Show 2013

By |December 19th, 2013|

Live Good Fruit Grower coverage of the 2013 Hort Show

2013 Hort Show Photos, Videos

By |December 5th, 2013|

Look through the many photos and watch videos highlighting the first three days of the 2013 Washington State Horticultural Association show.

Going to market

By |December 1st, 2013|

Farmers' markets are booming, and fruit growers are capitalizing.

Bloom thinning boosts fruit size

By |November 22nd, 2013|

Hand-thin flowers to increase size of peaches and nectarines.

A passion for research

By |November 22nd, 2013|

Jim McFerson is passionate about bringing the benefits of research and extension to the entire tree fruit industry

Grower sees bright future

By |November 22nd, 2013|

Apples and cherries fit well together for this California grower.

Undercover production in China

By |July 1st, 2013|

Greenhouses or high tunnels can advance the ripening of peaches and nectarines. (Video and Photo Gallery at bottom of story)

Plethora of platforms

By |January 15th, 2011|

Above, left: Called the Trifrut, this three-wheeled, hydraulic transmission tractor has a low profile for orchard canopies and a [...]