Leah Eddie, Young Grower from Grandview, Washington

By |March 2nd, 2015|

grower / Grandview, Washington
age / 24
crops / Apples, cherries and juice grapes
business / Fieldman for Apple [...]

Calvin Mercer, Young Grower from Alderdale, Washington

By |February 11th, 2015|

grower / Alderdale, Washington
age / 36
crops / wine grapes
business / Austin Sharp Vineyards
other experience / [...]

Taking yields to the limit

By |February 5th, 2015|

New Zealand scientists have planted a prototype ‘super orchard’ they hope will produce around 170 apple bins per acre.

What cherry growers learned about the 2014 freeze

By |February 4th, 2015|

Panelists guide Oregon growers through tough days ahead as spring approaches.

Fruit growers seek strategies for November freeze damage

By |February 4th, 2015|

Responding to fruit tree damage from cold temperatures
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    Steven Thompson and Kris Fade, Young Grower from Mosier, Oregon

Steven Thompson and Kris Fade, Young Grower from Mosier, Oregon

By |January 28th, 2015|

grower / Mosier, Oregon and White Salmon, Washington
age / Fade (30) and Thompson (42)
crops / wine grapes, [...]

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 / [...]

Grow domestic apple market, analyst urges

By |January 15th, 2015|

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

Night shift: Harvesting apples at night

By |November 26th, 2014|

A shift from ladders to illuminated platforms allows pickers to work day or night.

Mylar machine moves fast

By |November 26th, 2014|

Antonio Montoya invented a machine that takes most of the labor out of laying a reflective mulch.