2016 NW Pear harvest forecast: big but not a record

By |August 9th, 2016|

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Northwest pear growers expect to harvest 18.9 million 44-pound box equivalents in 2016 for the fresh market, according to an

2016 Northwest cherry harvest: could be 3rd biggest

By |August 5th, 2016|

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Northwest cherry growers shipped 20.8 million boxes of fresh fruit this year, exceeding some of their earlier expectations, according to

Washington apple crop forecast: 2nd biggest in state history

By |August 4th, 2016|

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Washington apple growers expect to harvest about 133 million 40-pound boxes — 2.67 million tons — for the fresh market

We’re hiring: freelance writers

By |August 4th, 2016|

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Good Fruit Grower is looking for exceptional journalists to serve as regular contributors to the magazine from fruit growing regions

Nominations due for Washington Trader of the Year award

By |August 3rd, 2016|

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The Seattle-based World Trade Club is soliciting nominations for the Trader of the Year, an honor given by Washington State’s governor

Dorothy Plath, of Yakima and Washington Fruit and Produce, age 91

By |August 3rd, 2016|

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Our condolences to the family of the late Dorothy Plath, who died July 31 at age 91. She was a celebrated

IFTA in New York: much ado about mechanization

By |July 29th, 2016|

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Front and center at the International Fruit Tree Association’s 2016 Study Tour: mechanization.

Mechanical pruning and hedging. Platforms. Precision sprayers. All

Oregon Cherry Growers launch Stabilized Wild Blueberries

By |July 26th, 2016|

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Oregon Cherry Growers, a grower-owned cooperative based in Salem, Oregon, announced they have launched Stabilized Wild Blueberries for use in

Tree Fruit Research Commission releases new cherry pesticide study

By |July 21st, 2016|

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For growers looking to export, the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission has released a new study of residues on cherries

SweeTango dancing in bigger numbers

By |July 13th, 2016|

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The product of a breeding program at the University of Minnesota, the SweeTango apple variety is gaining numbers, says a

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