Beating the odds

By |January 20th, 2015|

Packing lines should be designed with more concern about food safety, says fruit grower and packer Warren Morgan.

Blake Slaybaugh, Young Grower from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

By |January 20th, 2015|

grower / Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
age / 20
crops / apples, peaches
business / Mt. Ridge Farms
other experience / [...]

Cold winters can damage grapevine roots

By |January 20th, 2015|

Irrigation after harvest is critical in preventing cold damage to roots.

Remaining competitive

By |January 15th, 2015|

Ignoring change puts your business at risk.

Michigan cider makers unite

By |January 15th, 2015|

A small group of Michigan hard cider makers has started the Michigan Cider Association.

“The bylaws were signed during Expo,” [...]

Grow domestic apple market, analyst urges

By |January 15th, 2015|

The Washington apple industry can’t rely only on exports to absorb increasing volumes.

Wine institute has new executive director

By |January 12th, 2015|

The Washington Wine Institute hired a new executive director to manage policy and regulatory issues facing Washington winery owners. [...]

Application window opens for grape scholarships

By |January 12th, 2015|

The Washington Wine Industry Foundation is offering more than $30,000 in scholarships for undergraduate and post-graduate students studying viticulture, [...]

Italy’s growing heritage: 2014 IFTA Italy

By |January 7th, 2015|

Cooperation among small growers helps them compete and thrive.

Orchards are well equipped: 2014 IFTA Italy

By |January 7th, 2015|

Large and small growers share their techniques in the South Tyrol.