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

Staffing grows at Oregon Cherry Growers

By |January 15th, 2015|

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In an effort to increase company growth, the Oregon Cherry Growers cooperative announced the hiring of two new managers focusing

Schmitten honored with Silver Pear Award

By |January 2nd, 2015|

Ray Schmitten has had multiple roles in the tree fruit industry and represents pear growers in research matters.

Robert L. Andrews, 1930 – 2014

By |January 2nd, 2015|

Andrews credited for helping develop grape region.

Lisa Perry, Young Grower from Odell, Oregon

By |December 23rd, 2014|

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age / 26
crops / pears, apples, cherries, berries, peaches, nectarines
business / Cody Orchards and Farm Stand
other experience / Learning from

Changing of the guard at Summit

By |December 15th, 2014|

Wally Heuser’s nursery and variety management companies have new owners.

Arvid V. Monson 1941 – 2014

By |December 9th, 2014|

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Diversified grower, rancher, and founder of Goose Ridge Winery Arvid Monson, 73, died December 1. The long time Yakima Valley,

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