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Kate Prengaman

About Kate Prengaman

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

Defining organics

By |June 20th, 2019|

Northwest tree fruit industry speaks up when Seattle hosts the National Organic Standards Board.

Got gibberellins?

By |June 19th, 2019|

For fruit size and firmness benefits, GA3 is a good choice for cherry growers.

U.S. ITC finds merit in tart cherry producers’ claim of harm by Turkish imports

By |June 18th, 2019|

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American producers of dried tart cherries make a reasonable case that they are being injured by imports from Turkey, the

Michigan apple shippers combine forces

By |June 18th, 2019|

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Two Michigan apple shippers are joining forces on sales and marketing, BelleHarvest and Michigan Fresh Marketing announced in June. The

Cherry harvest underway and crop estimate revised down 4 percent from May

By |June 14th, 2019|

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The Northwest cherry season is underway, with the first week of harvest completed for the region’s earliest blocks and 400,000

New niche varieties spreading juicy rumors

By |June 12th, 2019|

Can new apricot varieties spark renewed interest from consumers and growers?

Michigan Tree Fruit Commission renews MSU infrastructure funding

By |June 6th, 2019|

Michigan tree fruit growers vote again to put their own money toward the infrastructure at Michigan State University’s research orchards.

The land grant mission

By |June 6th, 2019|

As funding for higher education increasingly dries up, universities seek new ways to keep permanent crops growing and thriving.

More Northwest-grown Bartlett pears went to fresh market in 2018

By |May 30th, 2019|

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For the first time, more Northwest-grown Bartlett pears headed into the fresh market than the processing market last year.

Processors

Crossing paths to sweet success

By |May 30th, 2019|

WSU cherry breeder has plans for improving program.

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