Dick Bartram, 1920-2015

By |March 17th, 2015|

Retired Washington State University Cooperative Extension agent Richard “Dick” Bartram, who was an authority on apple maturity and storage, [...]

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    Richard Lehnert of Good Fruit Grower earns MSU distinguished service award

Richard Lehnert of Good Fruit Grower earns MSU distinguished service award

By |March 11th, 2015|

Richard Lehnert, who writes about tree fruit production as associate editor of Good Fruit Grower magazine, was selected to [...]

Leah Eddie, Young Grower from Grandview, Washington

By |March 2nd, 2015|

grower / Grandview, Washington
age / 24
crops / Apples, cherries and juice grapes
business / Fieldman for Apple [...]

Awards presented at IFTA’s Nova Scotia conference

By |March 2nd, 2015|

The International Tree Fruit Association named Charles Embree its 2015 Outstanding Researcher of the Year during its 58th annual [...]

WSU will add to tree fruit faculty

By |February 27th, 2015|

Washington Stat

e University plans to hire several new faculty over the next couple of years to work specifically on [...]

60 years in pears

By |February 26th, 2015|

Fred Valentine’s philosophy is that exchanging ideas benefits everyone.

A vocal tree-fruit advocate

By |February 26th, 2015|

Fred Valentine has always had growers’ interests at heart.

WAWGG honors grape industry members

By |February 17th, 2015|

Several long-time industry members were honored for their decades of growing, industry involvement, and advancement of Washington State’s wine [...]

Flavor reigns at Andy’s Orchard

By |February 17th, 2015|

Andy Mariani and his tree-ripened fruit have a cult-like following.

Calvin Mercer, Young Grower from Alderdale, Washington

By |February 11th, 2015|

grower / Alderdale, Washington
age / 36
crops / wine grapes
business / Austin Sharp Vineyards
other experience / [...]