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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.

Boone Davis, Young Grower Jan. 15, 2014

By |January 21st, 2014|

Q:  What attracted you to farming?

My great-grandfather was one of the early pear farmers in the upper valley. Everyone [...]

Oregon Cherry Growers promotes Weeden

By |January 21st, 2014|

Grower-owned cooperative Oregon Cherry Growers has announced the promotion of Danny Weeden, ten-year company veteran, to the role of [...]

Jim Archer named 69th Cherry King

By |January 13th, 2014|

Congratulations to Jim Archer, the 69th Cherry King selected by Northwest cherry growers at the annual Cherry Institute meeting [...]

NFE’s Archer retires

By |January 13th, 2014|

After leading the Northwest Fruit Exporters for 20 years, Jim Archer retired at the end of 2013. Fred Scarlett [...]