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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

New mindset for managing spotted wing depredation

By |March 14th, 2018|

High levels of pest pressure are the new reality for Michigan tart cherry growers.

On the lookout for spotted lanternfly

By |March 14th, 2018|

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This beautiful bug is bad news.

The spotted lanternfly, an Asian sap sucker that feeds on woody trees and vines, was

Apple maggot quarantine saves $500 million a year

By |March 9th, 2018|

New economic analysis puts a price tag on protecting Washington's maggot-free tree fruit regions.

More good mites wanted this year

By |March 5th, 2018|

Biocontrol and low-pesticide systems appear to be working in controlling mites in vineyards.

2017 Washington wine grapes fetched high prices

By |March 2nd, 2018|

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Washington wine grape growers harvested 227,000 tons in 2017, according to the Crush Report released by Washington State Wine Commission

Resistance rising for powdery mildew

By |February 26th, 2018|

Last year’s weather made was especially challenging in battling disease in Western U.S.

Taking the fight to fire blight

By |February 19th, 2018|

Risk is higher in Washington this season for deadly orchard disease. Here’s what you need to do.

Researchers are rethinking replant

By |February 18th, 2018|

Field trials underway to see if biological alternatives to fumigation can be a practical option for apple growers

Peach rootstock trial tests options for size control

By |February 12th, 2018|

Researchers start with the roots to shrink trees.

Washington Winegrowers honor longtime industry leaders

By |February 6th, 2018|

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The Washington Winegrowers Association honored four longtime industry leaders on Tuesday during a lunch banquet at the association’s annual convention

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