January 1st 2010 Issue

Farmworker housing loans funded

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An example of farmworker housing that was built with a loan from Washington State’s Farmworker Housing Infrastructure Program.

The popular [...]

Service is an education

By |January 1st, 2010|

im and Rena Doornink of Parker, Washington, have been named Good Fruit Growers of the Year for 2009 by [...]

Strategies for Success

By |January 1st, 2010|

Jim and Rena Doornink planted this block of Jazz apples last spring. Jazz will fill a gap in their [...]

Housing loan requirements

By |January 1st, 2010|

Loans from the Washington State Department of Commerce have funded a variety of housing styles for seasonal farmworkers, including [...]

Last Bite

By |January 1st, 2010|

Perham Fruit Company used these five labels during the 1920s and 1930s.

Some of the most beautiful and sought-after fruit [...]

The race to market

By |January 1st, 2010|

A group of more than 30 cherry growers and horticulturists from around the world took part in a recent [...]

How to choose the variety

By |January 1st, 2010|

This is the first of a series of articles covering all aspects of planning and establishing a competitive orchard.

When [...]

IFTA returns to its beginnings

By |January 1st, 2010|

The IFTA annual conference will include field visits of different orchard training systems, such as these Gala apples grown [...]

A new game

By |January 1st, 2010|

New apple varieties from Washington State University’s breeding program present opportunities for the state’s growers, said Tom Auvil, research [...]

Weather affects grape crops

By |January 1st, 2010|

These Concord grapes near Quincy, Washington, were hit by the early October freeze and left unharvested.

Weather adversely affected the [...]