Alfredo Jeronimo, a young grower from Wenatchee, Washington

By |February 16th, 2017|

Alfredo grew up working in orchards alongside his father. After starting a family, Alfredo followed his interests in the packing side of the industry and is currently pursuing goals in orchard management.

Understanding the click pruning technique – Video

By |February 15th, 2017|

Pruning technique puts physiology to work, gets sap flowing to reduce blind wood and manage vigor.

Is your orchard robot ready? – Video

By |February 15th, 2017|

Industry leaders break out crystal ball to help growers prepare for ‘game changers.’

Second day of wine grape grower meetings focuses on farming by phenology

By |February 8th, 2017|

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As a snowstorm raged outside, attendees at the Washington Winegrowers conference in Kennewick, Washington were eager to talk about spring

Chris Oakes, Young Grower from Lyndonville, New York

By |February 1st, 2017|

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family background/ Chris is a fourth-generation farmer who works with many of his relatives along Lake Ontario. He’s learned from

Compliance countdown: Getting ready for next year’s food safety regulations

By |January 20th, 2017|

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Inspections under the Food Safety Modernization Act are coming to orchards and packing plants in 2018 and, with just a

Ariane Stechmann, Young Grower from Hamburg, Germany

By |January 19th, 2017|

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family background / Ariane is the oldest of four siblings who make up the family’s 10th generation of farmers. To

Nick Ferrari, Young Grower from Linden, California

By |December 30th, 2016|

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family background/ Fourth-generation farmer in the San Joaquin Valley. Nick has volunteered with several young grower groups and is involved

Watch this year’s Hort Show video summaries

By |December 9th, 2016|

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Day two of the WSTFA annual meeting, afternoon summary – Video

By |December 6th, 2016|

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Researchers are still working to get the word out to the industry about the requirements for growers and packers of

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