Michigan growers vote on creation of Tree Fruit Commission

By |February 14th, 2014|

Michigan growers of apples, cherries, peaches, and plums are voting this next two weeks on a plan to create [...]

  • Dawn Drake receives the Fruit Person of the Year award from the Michigan Pomesters on February 12, 2014 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. (Richard Lehnert/Good Fruit Grower)
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    Dawn Drake is Michigan Pomesters’ Fruit Person of the Year

Dawn Drake is Michigan Pomesters’ Fruit Person of the Year

By |February 12th, 2014|

Dawn Drake, manager of the Michigan Processing Apple Growers, has won the Michigan Pomesters’ Fruit Person of the Year Award.

Billionaire quiet on vineyard plans

By |January 30th, 2014|

Aquilini’s British Columbia company shocked the wine world with the purchase of land at Red Mountain.

Speedy grafting tools

By |January 29th, 2014|

Ian Adams of Scionon, Ltd., Hastings, New Zealand, and Matt Moser of Moser Fruit Tree Sales, Inc., Coloma, Michigan, [...]

GRAS2P record-keeping

By |January 29th, 2014|

The Washington State Horticultural Association and ApRecs have teamed up to offer growers and packers access to a spray [...]

Fruit legends star in minimovies

By |January 29th, 2014|

Howell at the Moon Productions has released two new short documentaries on the legendary Washington fruit growers Grady Auvil [...]

Wine foundation honored

By |January 29th, 2014|

The Washington Wine Industry Foundation was named a benefactor last month during the fundraising Washington State University Foundation Gala [...]

Give feedback on crop insurance

By |January 29th, 2014|

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Washington State Department of Agriculture will hold listening sessions in February to [...]

Washington State fruit consolidation plan advances

By |January 23rd, 2014|

The boards of four Washington organizations will vote in the next few weeks on whether to go ahead with a plan to consolidate into a new organization called the Washington Tree Fruit Association

Top 5 global wine trends

By |January 21st, 2014|

A survey of 115 international wine trade professionals, commissioned by ProWein, an international trade fair of wines and spirits, [...]