Doornink crowned 2015 Cherry King

By |January 20th, 2015|

Tree fruit grower Jim Doornink was crowned the 71st Cherry King during the Cherry Institute meeting held in Yakima, [...]

  • The first in-kind donation to under the Michigan Tree Fruit Commission is a sprayer from Gillison’s Variety Fabrication to the Northwest Michigan Horticulture Research Station. From left are Craig and Ron Gillison, Nikki Rothwell, station coordinator, and Mike VanAgtmael, fruit grower and Tree Fruit Commission board member. (Richard Lehnert/Good Fruit Grower)
    Permalink The first in-kind donation to under the Michigan Tree Fruit Commission is a sprayer from Gillison’s Variety Fabrication to the Northwest Michigan Horticulture Research Station. From left are Craig and Ron Gillison, Nikki Rothwell, station coordinator, and Mike VanAgtmael, fruit grower and Tree Fruit Commission board member. <b>(Richard Lehnert/Good Fruit Grower)</b>Gallery

    Gillisons make first in-kind donation to Michigan research fund

Gillisons make first in-kind donation to Michigan research fund

By |January 16th, 2015|

Ron and Dianne Gillison, owners of Gillison’s Variety Fabrication, which designs and builds machinery for the fruit industry, were [...]

Mike VanAgtmael selected as Cherry Industry Person of the Year

By |January 16th, 2015|

Mike VanAgtmael, a third-generation farmer from Hart, Michigan, has been named Cherry Industry Person of the Year. The award [...]

Small farms conference to be held in February

By |January 15th, 2015|

U.S. Representative Dan Newhouse will headline a single-day conference focusing on small farm and ranch issues in Yakima, Washington, [...]

Mason bees generating buzz

By |January 15th, 2015|

Mason bees have the potential to help tree fruit growers in the Pacific Northwest to significantly improve yields, according [...]

Improved pheromones receive U.S. approval

By |January 15th, 2015|

Semios, a supplier of precision pest management tools based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, has received approval from the [...]

New apple and pear thinner introduced in Europe

By |January 15th, 2015|

Brevis is a novel new thinning chemical for apples and pears that will be marketed in Europe this year.

It [...]

Cherry growers recognized for innovative campaign

By |January 15th, 2015|

The Asia Fruit international award for the best 2014 marketing campaign, won jointly by Northwest Cherry Growers and two [...]

Stokes scholarship established

By |January 15th, 2015|

A scholarship endowment fund has been established in the name of Tom Stokes to recognize his work as chief executive [...]

Washington Fruit expands

By |January 15th, 2015|

Washington Fruit and Produce company is building a new apple packing facility at River Road, Yakima, which is expected [...]