March 1st 2015 Issue

New farm-worker housing opens

By |May 7th, 2015|

The Cashmere, Washington, facility can house 200 people.

Vintage variation in the vineyard

By |May 5th, 2015|

There’s no room for error in a cool vintage.

Lowering injuries by reducing ladder work

By |May 5th, 2015|

The shift to pedestrian orchards gives workers a safer footing.

Dealing with DACA

By |May 5th, 2015|

Programs allow undocumented workers to defer deportation, but present pitfalls for employers.

Plum lucky—twice

By |March 16th, 2015|

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We love blossoms here at Good Fruit Grower, and this month we are fortunate to feature two wonderful photographs of

Beetle biocontrol

By |March 11th, 2015|

New research improves prospects of plum curculio control using nematodes.

Cool, wet soils trigger chlorosis

By |March 10th, 2015|

Avoid early spring irrigation to avoid chlorosis problems in Concord vineyards.

Search continues for stinkbug predators

By |March 9th, 2015|

Will brown marmorated stinkbug take hold in desert climates?

Is biocontrol beating the bug?

By |March 8th, 2015|

Stinkbug damage in mid-Atlantic orchards was less last year, restoring hope for the future of IPM.

Survey finds no invasive grape moths

By |March 7th, 2015|

However, grape phylloxera was detected for the first time in a Wenatchee, Washington, vineyard.

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