Jared Gidley, Young Grower from Parkdale, Oregon

By |September 1st, 2016|

Jared is a first-generation farmer who worked several orchard jobs growing up in Parkdale, Oregon.

Orchard innovators: Practices should change with mechanization

By |September 1st, 2016|

Learning Wafler Farms’ tall spindle tipped (TST) system.

Mechanization is rolling along — Video

By |August 31st, 2016|

Innovative New York growers find success with platforms and more.

Bouncing back bigger and better

By |August 18th, 2016|

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Eleven months to the day after a wildfire destroyed a packing house in central Washington, one of the Northwest’s oldest

Devon Newhouse, Young Grower from Sunnyside, Washington

By |July 29th, 2016|

Devon’s family started out raising cattle in the Yakima Valley, then moved into hops, tree fruit and grapes.

Neil Garrison, a young grower from Sunnyside, Washington

By |May 19th, 2016|

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family background / Neil studied business and worked with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and maritime companies around

Cherry optimism

By |May 13th, 2016|

California cherry growing conditions are tough, but growers are tougher.

A spray-plus education (Video)

By |April 29th, 2016|

Farm worker teaching team leads the nation in preparing workers for safe use of pesticides.

Eladio Gonzales, 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 Gonzales, 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.

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