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  • Jim Baird and the Cloudview Ecofarms

Ecofarm raises food awareness

August 7th, 2015|0 Comments

People want to know where their food comes from and how it’s grown, says Washington grower Jim Baird.

  • Young Grower Manuel Martinez Jr.

Manuel Martinez Jr., a Young Grower from Royal City, Washington

August 3rd, 2015|0 Comments

Four months out of Wenatchee Valley College, Manuel talks with Good Fruit Grower about why he pursued a career in farming and orchard management.

  • Washington IFTA 2015

IFTA summer tour highlights gear to help fruit beat the heat

July 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

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The 2015 IFTA summer tour provided an intense learning environment for growers and researchers who took part in the the three day event in eastern Washington on July 15-17. Nearly 200 people loaded up on buses traveling over 900 miles to learn about sun protection, Honeycrisp growing techniques and tips

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Images show Lake Shasta’s drop; highlights California drought

June 26th, 2015|0 Comments

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NASA’s Earth Observatory website released two images this week comparing Lake Shasta’s decline over a nine year period illustrating how drought conditions are impacting the western United States.

By using the slider below, you can see the change in water level photographed by the Terra earth facing observation satellite in September

Books introduce kids to farming

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Octane Press, a publisher based in Austin, Texas, is producing a line of books aimed at children featuring Case IH farm equipment. The “Casey and Friends” books introduce kids to modern farming. They show the

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ReTain registered for double dose

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved a new label for the growth regulator ReTain (aminoethoxyvinylglycine) that allows pome fruit growers to make a second application prior to harvest. The product blocks ethylene synthesis in

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Fresh-cut path for Woot Froot

Kim Gaarde did the impossible by bringing fresh-sliced pears, peaches, and nectarines to consumers.

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WAEF honors Shindler as volunteer of the year

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Mallory Shindler is a volunteer of the year

The Washington Apple Education Foundation has named Mallory Shindler its volunteer of the year in recognition of the many ways she supports the foundation.

Shindler, who is relationship support

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WAEF scholarships total $850,000 for 225 students

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The Washington Apple Education Foundation has awarded 225 new and renewing students with scholarship support this spring. Funding for the awards was raised through voluntary contributions from members of the tree fruit industry and its

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Results rise with adjuvants

Bread yeast shows potential for improving pesticide performance.

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Hedging to improve quality

A Washington grower-packer foresees multiple benefits from mechanical pruning.

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Mike Wade is new chair of U.S. Apple Association

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The U.S. Apple Association added several new members to its directorship in August.

The chairmanship moved from Mark Nicholson, from Red Jacket Orchards in Geneva, New York, to Mike Wade from Columbia Fruit Packers in Wenatchee,

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Des Layne takes new WSU position in Pullman

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Dr. Desmond Layne, hired by Washington State University three years ago as its tree fruit extension leader, has moved from Wenatchee to the Pullman campus to take a new administrative position affective September 1.

Layne has

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McFerson named director of WSU Tree Fruit Research Center

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Dr. Jim McFerson assumed the new role of director of Washington State University’s Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center in August, while still working as manager of the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission—a move that

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Heintz retires from Grape Society

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Deb Heintz is retiring after working for 20 years as executive secretary of the Washington State Grape Society. She will continue to work as executive director of the Prosser Economic Development Association.

The society has hired

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A pear a day…

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Pears could have multiple health benefits, according to preliminary research at the North Dakota State University in Fargo.

Researchers there studied whether the peel, pulp, and juice of pears could help prevent and manage type-2 diabetes,

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