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.

Family Legacy

By |January 28th, 2016|

New McDougall and Sons orchard honors the past and heralds the future.

Cherry industry crowns 72nd Cherry King

By |January 15th, 2016|

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Longtime grower Dennis Jones was crowned the 72nd Cherry King during the Cherry Institute meeting held in Yakima, Washington, on

Innovation and inspiration: 2015 Silver Apple Award

By |January 13th, 2016|

Del Feigal’s talents in the orchard are a valuable resource for other growers.

Nick Plath, a young grower from George, Washington

By |December 30th, 2015|

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grower / George, Washington
age / 26
crops / Apples, cherries, and wine grapes
business / Washington Fruit and Produce Company
family background /

WSU virologist retires

By |December 28th, 2015|

Ken Eastwell will continue to work on little cherry disease after his retirement.

Surviving as a small grower

By |December 28th, 2015|

Sam Godwin has strategies for staying competitive.

Readers win GFG prizes

By |December 23rd, 2015|

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Scott Jacky, manager of orchard operations for Valley Fruit in Wapato, Washington, won the Great Gator Give-A-Way contest co-sponsored by Wilbur-Ellis and

Pome pathologist joins WSU

By |November 16th, 2015|

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Plant pathologist Dr. Achour Amiri has joined Washington State University with the goal of helping apple and pear producers control

Ross Courtney named Associate Editor at Good Fruit Grower

By |November 12th, 2015|

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Good Fruit Grower is gaining a new associate editor. Ross Courtney, an award-winning writer with the Yakima Herald Republic, joins Good

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