Pennsylvania’s Outstanding Grower; Cider winners

By |February 18th, 2014|

The State Horticultural Association of Pennsylvania named Reed Soergel its ­Outstanding Fruit Grower of 2013.

Sixteen Soergel family members are [...]

Bob Black honored for distinguished service

By |February 18th, 2014|

Maryland fruit grower Robert Black received the Harry Black Distinguished Service Award from the state’s horticultural association for his [...]

Batcha heads organic group

By |February 18th, 2014|

Laura Batcha has been named CEO and executive director of the Organic Trade Association, a North American membership-based trade [...]

Grape growers recognize industry leaders

By |February 14th, 2014|

The Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers recognized Rick Hamman for his viticultural skills and presented him with its Erick Hanson Memorial Grower of the Year Award. Hamman has assisted Washington grape growers since 1999 when he left Colorado State University as extension viticulturist to join Hogue Cellars in Prosser.
  • 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.

Tyler Harlington, Young Grower Feb. 1, 2014

By |February 3rd, 2014|

Q:  Did you always want to be a farmer?
I wanted to be a lawyer. I wanted to get [...]

Fast track ends for Jerry Haak

By |February 1st, 2014|

Jerry Haak focused on growing fruit and helping others, not his pain.

Widow goes it alone, yet not alone

By |February 1st, 2014|

Pear industry members step in to help Nancy Vaughn produce a quality crop.

Washington State’s most southern vineyard

By |January 30th, 2014|

One of Washington State’s southernmost vineyards, planted within a mile of the Columbia River near Dallesport by Don Graves, [...]

Naumes stays focused on pears

By |January 21st, 2014|

The Naumes family returns to its roots in Medford, after selling most of its California orchards.