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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

Eastern growers exploring an early start for blossom thinning

By |January 29th, 2019|

Workshop at the Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention aims to introduce Eastern U.S. apple growers to new tools available for blossom thinning.

Grape growers feeling the stress of berry splits

By |January 23rd, 2019|

Washington State University researcher studies the details of why grapes split.

Biofungicide shows promise for cherry packers

By |January 22nd, 2019|

First commercial use of natamycin in cherry packing last season reported successful.

Go with the flow for cold storage efficiency

By |January 17th, 2019|

Considering airflow and efficient cold storage design helps protect fruit quality and lowers energy costs.

Ozone filling a void for fruit packers

By |January 15th, 2019|

Organic storage and food safety needs drive renewed interest in ozone technology.

Clean Plant Center exports mostly on hold

By |January 8th, 2019|

Exports of clean tree fruit budwood on hold while center cleans up paperwork processes.

Click pruning techniques for Cosmic Crisp

By |January 8th, 2019|

Researchers travel to orchards across Washington to share tips for pruning WA 38.

Washington State Grape Society awards

By |January 3rd, 2019|

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Grape Society President Bill Riley presented the organization’s annual awards at the Washington State Grape Society Annual Meeting and Trade

Higher prices for juice grape growers in 2018

By |January 3rd, 2019|

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Things are looking up for Washington’s Concord grape growers, though there may be fewer of them now.

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Apple marketers like social media

By |January 2nd, 2019|

Facebook, YouTube and pop-up stores giving marketers new tools to introduce consumers to club apples.

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