Soil-mapping tools available to growers

By |April 22nd, 2016|

High-tech mapping

Soil tests tell growers what they need to know

By |April 20th, 2016|

Soil gets a closer look

Is my soil healthy?

By |April 20th, 2016|

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Putting definitive numbers on measures of soil health is a tricky business, because what’s good for one soil type may

Eladio Gonzalez, a young grower from Selah, Washington

By |April 20th, 2016|

Eladio, a second-generation farmer from the upper Yakima Valley, worked alongside his father, Miguel Gonzalez, in orchards and now manages several test orchards in Naches, Washington.

Nick Mackay, a young grower from Pasco, Washington

By |April 20th, 2016|

After originally pursuing a degree in history and law, Nick pursued a more hands-on career through Washington State University’s viticulture program.

Mike McLaren, a young grower from Salem, Oregon

By |April 20th, 2016|

Mike is a first-generation grower who pursued a degree in winemaking before getting his start working in wine sales, distribution and learning to make wine at Corliss Estates

Joe Brandt, a young grower from Wapato, Washington

By |April 20th, 2016|

Joe returned to the 1,500-acre family farm after working in finance and manages domestic and export sales and marketing for the company.

Ryan Bond, a young grower from The Dalles, Oregon

By |April 20th, 2016|

Ryan is a second-generation grower managing about 800 acres, primarily consisting of cherry and pear trees in The Dalles and south through Dufur into the Tygh Valley.

Planting frenzy

By |April 19th, 2016|

Properly preparing the soil can help new plantings thrive.

Wade: Free trade should include fair trade

By |April 19th, 2016|

A Good Fruit Grower good point by Mike Wade, USApple chairman

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