How to harvest and store WA 38 (Cosmic Crisp) apples

By |December 16th, 2014|

Earlier Good Fruit Grower articles have described the taste and horticultural traits of the recently commercialized apple cultivar WA [...]

Use winter weeds to improve soil

By |December 16th, 2014|

Winter weeds are a cheap way of improving and adding organic matter to soil. It is costly and difficult [...]

Manage nutrients precisely

By |December 16th, 2014|

There are both environmental and economic advantages to matching fertilizer applications to the trees’ needs.

Update your fertilizer strategies

By |December 15th, 2014|

When you’re ­fertilizing trees, visualize their root systems.

Online DAS aids with pest decisions

By |December 11th, 2014|

Fees will allow WSU’s Internet-based Decision Aid System to introduce new, cool features.

Full meal deal

By |December 9th, 2014|

Seed meal may be more expensive than fumigation, but it has additional benefits.

New replant disease treatment

By |December 9th, 2014|

Seed meal treatments outperform fumigation.

What can be done to limit damage from the November freeze?

By |December 4th, 2014|

The cold weather that blasted the Pacific Northwest during mid-November is causing worry among many growers.

Some areas are reporting [...]

Collaborative approach: 2014 Growers of the Year

By |December 3rd, 2014|

O’Brien brothers are known for their innovation and collaboration.

Quiet innovators – 2014 Growers of the Year

By |December 1st, 2014|

Brothers Craig and Mike O’Brien have been testing the limits of tree density in an effort to maximize yields and stay competitive. Their innovative and inspiring approach has earned them the title of Good Fruit Growers of the Year.