Technology and equipment

Tart cherries growers shake it up in the Northwest – Video

By |May 17th, 2017|

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Under the canopy, a mechanical claw reaches out to grasp the trunk, clamps and shakes violently, sending a cascade of

Glade Brosi, young grower from Wenatchee, Washington

By |May 16th, 2017|

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family background / Glade is originally from Kentucky and joined Stemilt in 2011 with a graduate degree in plant and

WSDA dedicates research greenhouse to study plant viruses

By |May 11th, 2017|

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The newest research greenhouse in Prosser, Washington, will dramatically expedite and expand the tree fruit industry’s ability to identify viruses

H-2A expands despite costs

By |May 11th, 2017|

Even with political questions, legal risks and high costs, growers across the U.S. continue to hire foreign guest workers.

Modernizing the nursery with machines

By |May 11th, 2017|

Improvements in machines bring increased adaptation.

New technology allows apples to offer feedback about CA conditions

By |May 7th, 2017|

How low can you go?

New model forecasts grapevine bud break, bloom and veraison

By |May 7th, 2017|

Data dynamics: Predicting phenology

Derric Kirschenmann, a young grower from Shafter, California

By |May 5th, 2017|

Derric decided to work alongside his family over a decade ago to grow the business north of Bakersfield.

WSDA to dedicate state-of-the-art greenhouse

By |May 2nd, 2017|

The Washington Department of Agriculture will formally dedicate on May 11 a $750,000 greenhouse intended to support the tree fruit industry.

Gillison’s Variety Fabrication donates mechanical planter to Michigan State University

By |April 21st, 2017|

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A donated piece of equipment will help Michigan State University fruit research stations plant more trees faster.

Gillison’s Variety Fabrication donated

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