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

Corr: Watch for the 2015 Grower of the Year in our December issue

By |November 9th, 2015|

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We’re pretty excited about the December issue we are preparing right now, especially coverage of the 2015 Grower of the

Coming in January: Nominations for WA Cherry Marketing Committee

By |November 4th, 2015|

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Nominations for grower and handler positions on the Washington Cherry Marketing Committee will take place during industry meetings in January.

Pear Bureau’s Kennedy honored among produce industry young leaders

By |November 3rd, 2015|

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Pear Bureau Northwest, the non-profit marketing organization that represents the 1,600 pear growers of Oregon and Washington (home to 84

Scientists join ARS Hall of Fame

By |November 2nd, 2015|

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Dr. Ralph Scorza, research horticulturist and lead scientist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Appalachian Fruit Research Laboratory in Kearneysville,

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