Good Fruit Grower of the Year
Featured stories covering good fruit grower of the year appear in this issue.
David Schweikhardt predicts a lively specialty-crops– centered Farm Bill debate will start in Congress soon.
Specialty crops growers, who were pleased that they got “their [...]
The economic outlook for the tree fruit industry in Washington State and the Pacific Northwest is quite good. This conclusion may surprise many readers [...]
Cherries, with their sensitivity to rain at harvest time and market swings, are one of the riskiest and most volatile of tree fruit crops. [...]
Geraldine Warner’s article “How Do Your Returns Stack Up?” in the November Good Fruit Grower included several helpful comments about our new information service, [...]
In recent years, the annual meeting of the Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers has expanded its educational sessions and trade show to make [...]
Increasing numbers of growers are reporting difficulty in getting paid for their grapes, a result of the trickle effect that the down economy has [...]
The down economy has had a ripple effect on the wine grape industry. Fewer restaurant meals and reduced entertaining budgets have slowed wine sales, [...]
John Carter is known for his relentless dedication to goals.
Oregon grower John Carter has been involved in cherry industry trade groups and activities. But [...]
A steady trend in juice grape acreage and reduced overall inventory of grape juice should lead to similar—or slightly higher—cash prices for the coming [...]
A pear industry task force is recommending that the Pear Bureau Northwest and pear shippers and marketers work more closely together when setting up [...]
High yields or high prices alone are not enough to ensure that a Gala apple grower will see a profit, two Washington State University [...]
Organic grower and consultant Dain Craver of Royal City received the Washington State Horticultural Association’s Silver Apple award.
Craver grew up in California. [...]
Honeycrisp apples flow through the new three-lane Compac packing line at Lake Ontario Fruit Company. The company expanded last summer, and found funding available [...]
Richared, one of the first red strains of Delicious, was such an exciting discovery that a box full was sent to U.S. President Herbert [...]