Cherry Institute meeting set for January 16

By |December 18th, 2014|

Cherry growers from the Pacific Northwest will gather at the 72nd Cherry Institute to learn the latest horticultural research, [...]

Nye wins Michigan hort society’s service award

By |December 15th, 2014|

The Michigan State Horticultural Society gave a distinguished service award to Ken Nye, who retired earlier this year after [...]

Michigan apple queen crowned during Expo

By |December 15th, 2014|

Mary Stoll has been crowned the 2015 Michigan Apple Queen, and Madison Rasch is first runner-up. They were crowned [...]

Engelsma’s Apple Barn Wins 18th Annual Cider Contest

By |December 15th, 2014|

Jim and Becky Engelsma and their daughter, Bridget, of Engelsma’s Apple Barn in Walker, took first place in the [...]

Arvid V. Monson 1941 – 2014

By |December 9th, 2014|

Diversified grower, rancher, and founder of Goose Ridge Winery Arvid Monson, 73, died December 1. The long time Yakima [...]

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 [...]

System automates irrigation

By |November 30th, 2014|

FarmSolutions of Westlake Village, California, is selling an automated irrigation control system that creates an optimized irrigation schedule through [...]

Van Well offers new varieties

By |November 30th, 2014|

Van Well Nursery has published a new 32-page, color catalog describing its 39 apple varieties, 11 cherry varieties, 35 [...]

Provide sells Hol sprayers

By |November 30th, 2014|

Provide Agro is partnering with Hol Spray Systems of Holland to sell HSS orchard sprayers in North America.

Hol Spray [...]

Book gives frost control tips

By |November 30th, 2014|

Steve Hammersmith, president of Shur Farms Frost Protection, a company specializing in managing cold air flows in orchards and [...]