Hort Association bestows honors

By |December 5th, 2013|

Kent Christensen, president of Independent Warehouse, Inc., in Dryden, Washington, received the Washington State Horticultural Association’s Silver Pear Award during the association’s annual meeting in December.

Grower comments wanted

By |November 27th, 2013|

Consolidation task force seeks input.

Colombini, the collaborator

By |November 27th, 2013|

California orchardist has helped bring Northwest and California cherry industries together.

Learn by doing

By |November 27th, 2013|

Jeff Colombini has learned the hard way that not all growing techniques fit his conditions.

Meet the 2013 Grower of the Year

By |November 27th, 2013|

California grower has an open door -- Jeff Colombini is always looking for a better way to grow fruit.

Opportunities in olives

By |November 27th, 2013|

California's extra virgin olive oil renaissance is due in part to concern about future labor shortages.

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

Last Bite: What are they talking about?

By |November 18th, 2013|

1 “Our biggest fear was jettisoning good fruit.”  —Paul Koch
a. Overzealous inspector
b. In-field sorting
c. Nondestructive fruit quality
detector
d. Ozone [...]

In My View: A journalist returns to farming

By |November 18th, 2013|

Kate Moser is a former newspaper journalist who decided to return to and run the family farm. In this essay, she tells why.

Fernandez and Mullinax join Good Fruit Grower

By |November 18th, 2013|

Yakima, WA — Maria Fernandez and T.J. Mullinax have joined Good Fruit Grower magazine as Circulation Manager and Digital [...]