New replant disease treatment

By |December 9th, 2014|

Seed meal treatments outperform fumigation.

Who will pick the fruit? : 2014 Growers of the Year

By |December 4th, 2014|

Craig O’Brien designs his orchards to be attractive to workers.

Collaborative approach: 2014 Growers of the Year

By |December 3rd, 2014|

O’Brien brothers are known for their innovation and collaboration.

Change is guaranteed: 2014 Growers of the Year

By |December 3rd, 2014|

O’Briens say innovation is the key to survival on a family farm.

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 [...]

Quiet innovators – 2014 Growers of the Year

By |December 1st, 2014|

Brothers Craig and Mike O’Brien have been testing the limits of tree density in an effort to maximize yields and stay competitive. Their innovative and inspiring approach has earned them the title of Good Fruit Growers of the Year.

Distinguished Service Award: Harold Thome

By |November 28th, 2014|

Harold Thome is old enough to remember his dad packing apples into barrels for shipment to Chicago 200 miles [...]

Sweet Rosa Lynn

By |November 28th, 2014|

The new apple variety Rosa Lynn is named after the wives of the two people who discovered it in [...]

Latino Leadership Award 2014: José Ramirez

By |November 28th, 2014|

His philosophy has always been that you can’t wait for things to happen around you. You have to make them happen.

2014 Silver Apple Award goes to Jerry Haak

By |November 28th, 2014|

Jerry Haak had a passion for growing fruit and finding better ways to do it. He used cutting-edge techniques not only to increase his yields, but to produce higher quality fruit and use labor more efficiently.