Nick Ferrari, Young Grower from Linden, California

By |December 30th, 2016|

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family background/ Fourth-generation farmer in the San Joaquin Valley. Nick has volunteered with several young grower groups and is involved

Coastal California apple growers hold on through relationship with Martinelli’s

By |December 28th, 2016|

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One hundred years ago, Watsonville, California, was one of the apple leaders of the world, shipping fruit around the globe,

The GMO apple has arrived

By |December 27th, 2016|

“It’s not going away,” says Neal Carter of Okanagan Specialty Fruit.

Trinka, Veliquettes honored at Great Lakes Expo

By |December 16th, 2016|

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Dave Trinka and twin brothers Gene and Dean Veliquette, were honored by the Michigan State Horticultural Society with its Distinguished

Washington horticulturalist Fred Valentine dies

By |December 12th, 2016|

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Fred Valentine, a longtime field horticulturist and former president of the Washington State Horticultural Association, died December 4. He was

WSTFA annual meeting — Wednesday wrapup

By |December 7th, 2016|

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Farm transfer planning and lending were the topics in one Wednesday morning session about “Future Farmers” at the Washington State

WSTFA honors industry leaders at annual meeting

By |December 6th, 2016|

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The Washington State Tree Fruit Association bestowed several awards for service to the industry at its annual meeting Tuesday night.

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Industry giant Bill Evans dies

By |December 6th, 2016|

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Bill Evans, co-founder and president of Evans Fruit Co., died early Tuesday morning. He was 87. His death was confirmed

A succession story: 2016 Growers of the year

By |December 1st, 2016|

Bill and Mark Zirkle credit teamwork for company’s growth and fruitful legacy.

Diversity wins: 2016 Growers of the year

By |December 1st, 2016|

Blueberries, wine grapes are among Zirkle Fruit’s most recent endeavors.

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