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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

Deciphering designer rootstocks

By |April 23rd, 2019|

More options mean more complex planting decisions.

Calling out the codes in the trees

By |April 18th, 2019|

Genetic research explores the underpinning of tree architecture at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Appalachian Fruit Research Station.

No-match letters from the Social Security Administration are back

By |April 11th, 2019|

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Growers should keep an eye out for “no-match” letters from the Social Security Administration, which warn employers that the agency

Growers try fighting vigor with water

By |April 9th, 2019|

Control over irrigation offers Washington growers more ways to manage vigor.

Project examines rootstock’s role in bitter pit

By |April 4th, 2019|

Using rootstocks to manage bitter pit in Honeycrisp is one piece of a major research project known as Root2Fruit.

Water wins for Eastern Washington

By |April 4th, 2019|

Congress approves Western water plans, boosts Bureau of Reclamation budget.

Washington researchers get a look at European innovations

By |April 2nd, 2019|

Research commission tour finds some exciting ideas but no major advances on technology tour in Germany and the Netherlands.

Using sensors to test vineyard stress

By |April 2nd, 2019|

Measuring vine stress with stem pressure tests is time-consuming, but a new approach using soil tension could provide wine grape growers a wealth of valuable data.

Canopy camera in your pocket: Video

By |March 26th, 2019|

Smartphone photos, coupled with a computer program that analyzes orchard canopies, could help growers count their crops before harvest.

Management of grapevine trunk diseases varies by region

By |March 26th, 2019|

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Wood rot pathogens pose a serious threat to vineyards worldwide, but grapevine trunk diseases are a relatively new issue requiring

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