Good Fruit Grower

Cornell analysis of N.Y. apple industry reveals bigger economic impact

By |March 18th, 2019|

Cornell University researchers, using a new, more precise framework for economic impact analysis, found the New York apple industry has a 21 percent larger economic impact compared to traditional models.

Washington wine growers harvest second largest crop on record in 2018

By |March 15th, 2019|

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Washington wine grape growers harvested 261,000 tons in 2018, the second largest crop in history, according to the annual Grape

US Apple flies in to Washington D.C.

By |March 15th, 2019|

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Almost 100 apple growers from across the country traveled to Washington D.C. this week for the U.S. Apple Association’s annual

WAEF seeks ESL and citizenship preparation grant applicants

By |March 11th, 2019|

The Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) is providing grants to organizations in central Washington that provide adult education assistance to families employed in the tree fruit industry, according to a news release.

DuPont: Moving toward bio-based IPM in pears

By |February 27th, 2019|

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Pear psylla in 2016 to 2017 was “the worst in a decade,” Bob Gix, horticulturist for Blue Star Growers, said.

Weather-related updates and cancellations

By |February 11th, 2019|

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Good Fruit Grower will post the latest updates we receive for weather-related cancellations and rescheduled meeting notices through Feb. 13.

Good to Know: Wash and learn

By |January 14th, 2019|

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It’s a fact of life: If you’re storing, holding or packing produce, you have a program for cleaning and sanitizing

Growers need a plan for preventing workplace discrimination

By |December 27th, 2018|

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Attorney Sarah Wixson was impressed with her client, a Washington grower, for already having complex systems in place for understanding

WAEF honors volunteers for service

By |September 20th, 2018|

Xochitl Velazquez, Steve Clive and Washington Fruit & Produce were honoredfor their service to the foundation’s efforts with educational opportunities and scholarship awards.

Constance Savage named general manager of L’Ecole N° 41

By |September 20th, 2018|

L’Ecole’s current general manager Debbie Frol will retire at the end of the year.

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