Washington’s easternmost vineyard

By |February 24th, 2014|

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

Sarah Adams, Young Grower, Feb. 15, 2014

By |February 19th, 2014|

Sarah Adams / grower / Delhi, California

age / 31

business / Warda Farms

family farm / Susan Warda, mom, and sisters [...]

Pear research never ending

By |February 18th, 2014|

Oregon State University researcher is retiring in May after studying pear diseases for more than 35 years.

Cherry Marketing Institute turns 25

By |February 18th, 2014|

Phil Korson was having a problem filling the program for the annual Cherry Marketing Institute luncheon—because he was part [...]

Cherry Person of the Year

By |February 18th, 2014|

The Cherry Marketing Institute also recognized Randy Willmeng, a cherry grower from Lawton, who farms with his wife, Linda, [...]

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.