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

By |August 3rd, 2015|

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

Nick Hammond, Young Grower from The Dalles, Oregon

By |May 12th, 2015|

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grower / The Dalles, Oregon
age / 32
crops / Cherries
business / Foreman for Curtis Orchards
other experience / Works with bush-sized trees

Marcus Morgan, Young Grower from The Dalles, Oregon

By |March 18th, 2015|

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grower / Marcus Morgan, 36, The Dalles, Oregon.  (with Miss Blue)
crops / Cherries
business / Orchard manager for Morgan & Sons

Leah Eddie, Young Grower from Grandview, Washington

By |March 2nd, 2015|

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grower / Grandview, Washington
age / 24
crops / Apples, cherries and juice grapes
business / Fieldman for Apple King. Partner in family

Calvin Mercer, Young Grower from Alderdale, Washington

By |February 11th, 2015|

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grower / Alderdale, Washington
age / 36
crops / wine grapes
business / Austin Sharp Vineyards
other experience / After graduating from Washington State

Taking yields to the limit

By |February 5th, 2015|

New Zealand scientists have planted a prototype ‘super orchard’ they hope will produce around 170 apple bins per acre.

What cherry growers learned about the 2014 freeze

By |February 4th, 2015|

Panelists guide Oregon growers through tough days ahead as spring approaches.

Fruit growers seek strategies for November freeze damage

By |February 4th, 2015|

Responding to fruit tree damage from cold temperatures

Steven Thompson and Kris Fade, Young Grower from Mosier, Oregon

By |January 28th, 2015|

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grower / Mosier, Oregon and White Salmon, Washington
age / Fade (30) and Thompson (42)
crops / wine grapes, cherries
business / Analemma

Blake Slaybaugh, Young Grower from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

By |January 20th, 2015|

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grower / Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
age / 20
crops / apples, peaches
business / Mt. Ridge Farms
other experience / Blake is a fifth-generation orchardist

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