Ryan Bond, a young grower from The Dalles, Oregon

By |April 20th, 2016|

Ryan is a second-generation grower managing about 800 acres, primarily consisting of cherry and pear trees in The Dalles and south through Dufur into the Tygh Valley.

Keeping limbs in line with mechanical pruning – (video)

By |April 1st, 2016|

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While not exactly new anywhere, mechanical hedging is seeing a youthful surge on both sides of the U.S. as a

6 tips for healthier bees

By |March 23rd, 2016|

Beekeeper offers tips for healthy bees, hearty pollination.

Roger Hudson, a young grower from Sanger, California

By |February 24th, 2016|

Roger is a sixth-generation grower of about 180 acres of tree fruit.

Questions about little cherry infections

By |February 18th, 2016|

Researchers studying little cherry disease try to predict percentage of positive trees that show no symptoms.

Oregon cherry recovery

By |February 12th, 2016|

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Oregon cherry growers will continue to recover from a 2014 freeze by pruning to encourage healthy lower-branch structure in their

Catherine Kiyokawa, a Young Grower from Parkdale, Oregon

By |January 29th, 2016|

Catherine is a fourth-generation farmer. Her grandfather, Mamoru Kiyokawa, started growing tree fruit on the farm. Catherine works closely with her father, Randy, and older brother Cameron.

Stinkbug continues its spread

By |December 7th, 2015|

Northwest growers should be on the lookout for brown marmorated stinkbug

Brett Valicoff, a Young Grower from Wapato, Washington

By |September 30th, 2015|

Brett Valicoff is a fourth-generation grower who returned to the farm to help plan and build a modern apple packing line in Wapato, Washington.

Andy Smith, a Young Grower from Poplar Grove, Illinois

By |September 2nd, 2015|

Andy Smith, from Edwards Apple Orchard, talks with Good Fruit Grower about how his family grew the business from a small farm market to one of the most popular farm destinations in the Midwest.

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