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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

A new way of life

Derek Way and his family are leaving their bucolic life in Pasco to move to a major city in China.

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Friend of the Young Child

Darrell Collins earned the title by helping young Hispanic students learn English.

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Safe product repels drosophila

Butyl anthranilate also deters egg laying by spotted wing drosophila flies.

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Apple consumption needs a boost

More resources should be devoted to promoting Washington apples, an economist says.

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SnapDragon lacks vigor

New variety has a snappy flavor, but is no dragon when it comes to tree growth.

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Intrexon buys biological insect control company, Oxitec

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Intrexon Corporation, of Germantown, Maryland, a company that describes itself as involved in synthetic biology, has agreed to buy Oxitec, of Oxford, England, a pioneer in biological insect control.

Both of these companies have appeared in

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Should domestic apple promotions be revived?

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It’s been a decade since the Washington Apple Commission ended its domestic promotion program, after working for more than 60 years to establish Washington apples as “the world’s finest.”

Even without the promotions, apple growers enjoyed

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Developing tomorrow’s workforce

WSU is working with the tree fruit industry to address its increasing need for qualified employees.

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Ecofarm raises food awareness

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

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Thurlby: The 2015 Northwest cherry season by the numbers

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Here we are in the first week of August and the 2015 Northwest Cherry season is all but over.

This will be the earliest finish for the Northwest in over 20 years.  Over the past week

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Washington apple crop is down 10%

Washington State will harvest 125 million boxes of fresh apples this fall, according to the apple industry’s first official estimate of the season.

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FairWeigh system for fair pay

WSU develops in-the-field weighing system for picking buckets.

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