Good Fruit Grower

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.

USDA shares details on relief program for apple and pear growers

By |September 7th, 2018|

U.S. apple and pear growers who may be harmed by ongoing international trade disputes will be able to apply for the federal government’s relief package beginning in October.

Entomologist joins WSU’s Extension Center in Wenatchee

By |August 31st, 2018|

Tobin Northfield will work to develop sustainable strategies to contain pests that threaten apple, pear, cherry and other fruit crops.

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