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.

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.

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