Prune out dead crab apple tissue

By |October 15th, 2014|

Reduce disease risk by pruning crab apple trees.

Research tackles decay issue

By |October 15th, 2014|

A new project will focus on controlling decay and finding pollinizers that are not disease hosts.

The hard trials of growing cider apples

By |October 1st, 2014|

Be prepared for a large investment and modest yields.

Farm-worker crossings to resume at U.S.-Mexico border

By |August 6th, 2014|

The Washington Farm Labor Association says it will resume scheduling  crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border for farm workers, but [...]

Tips on video from the 2014 Cherry Institute sessions

By |July 6th, 2014|

Three short videos highlighting tips for tree-fruit growers from the 2014 Cherry Institute in Yakima, Washington.

Editor’s note: the sound [...]

Peter Martini, Young Grower from Escalon, California

By |July 1st, 2014|

age / 37
crops / Peaches and almonds
title / Farm manager
business / Martini Farms, LLC. Peter is [...]

Bill Schultz, Young Grower from Mattawan, Michigan

By |June 3rd, 2014|

age / 32
crops / apples, cherries, peaches, grapes, asparagus, and sweet corn
business / Schultz Fruitridge Farms, Inc. [...]

Curtis Roy, Young Grower from Moxee, Washington

By |May 19th, 2014|

age / 24
crops / manages cherry and apple orchards
business / Roy Farms. Curtis is part of the [...]

Growers advised to prune crab apples (VIDEOS)

By |May 2nd, 2014|

Dealing with Manchurian crab apple postharvest storage diseases

Grower focuses on one variety, one market

By |April 23rd, 2014|

If fruit doesn’t meet gift grade quality, it may be left on the tree.