Washington State hires tree fruit extension specialist

By |November 29th, 2016|

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Washington State University has hired Rob Blakey for an endowed position as tree fruit extension specialist in postharvest information and

Jesus Ramos, Young Grower from Royal City, Washington

By |November 29th, 2016|

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family background/ Jesus, son of Javier and Irma Ramos, is the first in his immediate family to attend high school

Center for Produce Safety awards research grants

By |November 29th, 2016|

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The Center for Produce Safety has awarded more than $2 million toward 10 new research projects directed at answering critical

Oviedo is new regulatory information specialist at NHC

By |November 28th, 2016|

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Marisol Oviedo is the new regulatory information specialist for the Northwest Horticultural Council.

Oviedo has a bachelor’s degree in biology/chemistry from

Prengaman joins Good Fruit Grower

By |November 28th, 2016|

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Kate Prengaman, an award-winning science writer, has been named associate editor of Good Fruit Grower.

A resident of Yakima, Washington, Prengaman

Oregon viticulturist tests, uses drone technology — Video

By |November 22nd, 2016|

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Chad Vargas demonstrates his modified DJI Phantom 4 drone from the back of his truck. (TJ Mullinax/Good Fruit Grower)

Chad Vargas

Spraying with precision — Video

By |November 18th, 2016|

Cornell researcher offers tips for making your grandfather’s sprayer more effective, but says precision sprayers are the future.

Matson leads industry in automated cold storage technology — Video

By |November 17th, 2016|

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Pallets stand five racks high, cramped, dark and sci-fi eerie. Robotic cranes, guided by lasers and bar codes, retrieve the

Share your know-how and grow-how — Great Lakes Expo preview

By |November 10th, 2016|

Expert view: Individual growers must take on customer fears about GMOs and chemicals.

Ag drone future’s up in the air — Video

By |November 9th, 2016|

Even with recent advancements, drones are not quite ready for optimal use in the tree fruit industry.

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