By TJ Mullinax|2015-02-05T09:58:46+00:00January 28th, 2015|
grower / Mosier, Oregon and White Salmon, Washington
age / Fade (30) and Thompson (42)
crops / wine grapes, cherries
business / Analemma
By TJ Mullinax|2015-01-22T13:29:16+00:00January 20th, 2015|
grower / Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
age / 20
crops / apples, peaches
business / Mt. Ridge Farms
other experience / Blake is a fifth-generation orchardist
By Geraldine Warner|2015-01-15T10:07:35+00:00January 15th, 2015|
The Washington apple industry can’t rely only on exports to absorb increasing volumes.
By TJ Mullinax|2014-12-10T08:52:05+00:00November 26th, 2014|
A shift from ladders to illuminated platforms allows pickers to work day or night.
By Geraldine Warner|2014-11-26T12:31:05+00:00November 26th, 2014|
Antonio Montoya invented a machine that takes most of the labor out of laying a reflective mulch.
By Richard Lehnert|2014-11-26T14:16:03+00:00November 26th, 2014|
Two ladderless apple harvest machines vie for grower approval. They are now for sale.
By Melissa Hansen|2014-11-03T09:08:51+00:00November 1st, 2014|
The same type of high-tech sorting equipment used by tree fruit packers is being adopted in the wine industry.
By Geraldine Warner|2014-10-15T11:32:32+00:00October 15th, 2014|
Reduce disease risk by pruning crab apple trees.
By Geraldine Warner|2014-10-15T11:32:47+00:00October 15th, 2014|
A new project will focus on controlling decay and finding pollinizers that are not disease hosts.
By Geraldine Warner|2014-10-15T07:53:12+00:00October 1st, 2014|
Be prepared for a large investment and modest yields.