Ryan Swanson, Young Grower from Nova Scotia

By |March 27th, 2014|

Ryan Swanson/ grower / Centreville, Nova Scotia, Canada

age / 37

crops / More than 130 acres of apples

business / Eisses [...]

Mayer named Apple Citizen of the Year

By |March 26th, 2014|

Kirk Mayer, manager of the Washington Growers Clearing House Association, has been named Apple Citizen of the Year by [...]

Pear grower Laura Naumes blazes a trail

By |March 25th, 2014|

Laura Naumes is the first woman to chair the Pear Bureau Northwest.

Inspiration Awards presented to Yakima area farm families

By |March 18th, 2014|

Four couples from Mexico were honored by the Center for Latino Farmers in Yakima

Bee expert to retire

By |March 18th, 2014|

The California State Beekeepers Association has presented a special recognition award to Dr. Eric Mussen, Extension apiculturist with University [...]

Bryan Mrachek, Young Grower, March 1, 2014

By |March 6th, 2014|

Bryan Mrachek / grower / Malaga, Washington

age / 27

family farm / Lucky Bohemian Farms, which is owned by Laura and [...]

A humble leader (Video)

By |March 5th, 2014|

Throughout his career, WSU entomologist Jay Brunner has turned science into economic reality for Washington State tree fruit growers.

Former grain grower tackles tree fruits

By |March 2nd, 2014|

A Midwest farmer has improved an older orchard by focusing on the soil and tree nutrition.

David Geen named Outstanding Grower by IFTA

By |February 26th, 2014|

KELOWNA, B.C. — British Columbia orchardist David Geen was named Outstanding Grower of the Year by the International Fruit [...]

Washington’s easternmost vineyard

By |February 24th, 2014|

Basalt Cellars is reviving the once-thriving wine region in Clarkston, Washington.