WSU will add to tree fruit faculty

By |February 27th, 2015|

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Washington Stat

e University plans to hire several new faculty over the next couple of years to work specifically on issues

60 years in pears

By |February 26th, 2015|

Fred Valentine’s philosophy is that exchanging ideas benefits everyone.

A vocal tree-fruit advocate

By |February 26th, 2015|

Fred Valentine has always had growers’ interests at heart.

WAWGG honors grape industry members

By |February 17th, 2015|

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Several long-time industry members were honored for their decades of growing, industry involvement, and advancement of Washington State’s wine grape

Flavor reigns at Andy’s Orchard

By |February 17th, 2015|

Andy Mariani and his tree-ripened fruit have a cult-like following.

Calvin Mercer, Young Grower from Alderdale, Washington

By |February 11th, 2015|

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grower / Alderdale, Washington
age / 36
crops / wine grapes
business / Austin Sharp Vineyards
other experience / After graduating from Washington State

Stories are plentiful at Owen Roe

By |February 5th, 2015|

Irish-born winemaker helps share the story of Yakima Valley wines.

Steven Thompson and Kris Fade, Young Grower from Mosier, Oregon

By |January 28th, 2015|

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grower / Mosier, Oregon and White Salmon, Washington
age / Fade (30) and Thompson (42)
crops / wine grapes, cherries
business / Analemma

Blake Slaybaugh, Young Grower from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

By |January 20th, 2015|

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grower / Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
age / 20
crops / apples, peaches
business / Mt. Ridge Farms
other experience / Blake is a fifth-generation orchardist

Gillisons make first in-kind donation to Michigan research fund

By |January 16th, 2015|

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Ron and Dianne Gillison, owners of Gillison’s Variety Fabrication, which designs and builds machinery for the fruit industry, were recognized

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