Meet Chris Britton, USApple chair

By |January 6th, 2014|

Securing an adequate workforce is the organization’s number-one priority.

Gabe Dahle, Young Grower Jan. 1, 2014

By |January 2nd, 2014|

Q:  What attracted you to farming?

I was raised on a farm. At first I didn’t want to come back, [...]

Washington Hort Show 2013

By |December 19th, 2013|

Live Good Fruit Grower coverage of the 2013 Hort Show

Entrepreneur focuses on apple picking

By |December 15th, 2013|

WSU graduate student Mark De Kleine is exploring ways to remove apples from the tree more quickly.

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.

Simplicity is the key

By |November 18th, 2013|

Growers and pickers can’t afford down time.