August 2014 Issue

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.

How to retain the crop

By |August 5th, 2014|

Growers can’t afford to let expensive apples fall off the trees.

The CandyCot story

By |August 4th, 2014|

“John was amazed at the diversity and intense flavor of apricot varieties he saw.”

Apricots: as sweet as candy

By |August 4th, 2014|

Demand is outpacing supply.

David Alvarez, Young Grower from Prosser, Washington

By |July 29th, 2014|

age / 28
crops / Organic cherries and apples
title / Farm manager
business / Adolfo Alvarez Farm David [...]

Upcoming Events

By |July 28th, 2014|

A list of upcoming events

Tilth celebrates 40 years with re-imagine agriculture conference

By |July 28th, 2014|

Tilth Producers of Washington’s annual conference is scheduled for November 7-9