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Kate Prengaman

About Kate Prengaman

Kate Prengaman is an associate editor for Good Fruit Grower, writing articles for the print magazine and website. Contact her at 509-853-3518 or at kate@goodfruit.com

Pollination calculation: Every bee counts

By |March 19th, 2019|

Online tool helps growers assess how much pollination they get from wild bees.

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

Raising a stink for BMSB research

By |March 14th, 2019|

Raising colonies of brown marmorated stink bugs helps researchers identify more IPM-friendly tools for management.

Native natural enemies

By |March 14th, 2019|

Researchers looking at native cousins of the Asian parasitoid wasp that targets brown marmorated stink bug.

SWD resistance a red flag for organic growers

By |March 12th, 2019|

The only organic insecticide for spotted wing drosophila is losing efficacy as the pest gains resistance in berry production region of California.

USDA announces funds to fight spotted lanternfly

By |March 7th, 2019|

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The fight against spotted lanternfly in Pennsylvania got a $6.5 million boost this week with funding from the U.S. Department

Spotted lanternfly a new grape threat

By |March 7th, 2019|

Swarms of feeding spotted lanternfly can kill a vineyard. Will the Pennsylvania quarantine be able to keep them from spreading?

Unravelling the mysteries of the grapevine leaffolder

By |March 1st, 2019|

New wine grape pest in one Washington region turns out to be cousin of common California leaffolder.

Stopping shoot blight

By |February 21st, 2019|

Researchers investigate new ways to protect trees without sacrificing growth.

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