Ross Courtney

Ross Courtney

About Ross Courtney

Ross Courtney is an associate editor for Good Fruit Grower, writing articles and taking photos for the print magazine and website. He has a degree from Pacific Lutheran University. -- Follow the author -- Contact: 509-930-8798 or email.

Cool cherry covers

By |September 12th, 2018|

British Columbia growers using Mylar covers to help protect freshly picked cherries.

IFTA B.C. tour: Some promising previews

By |September 10th, 2018|

Summerland shows off a few of its up and coming cherry varieties at IFTA.

IFTA B.C. tour: Light vision

By |September 5th, 2018|

Researcher gauging use of spectrometer to aid in harvest decisions.

IFTA B.C. tour: Lessons from Lake Country

By |September 4th, 2018|

IFTA tour hosts share tips on growing cherries.

New price for processed pears: $353 per ton

By |August 30th, 2018|

The new price is lower than the $360 per ton paid last year due to lower prices from the food service sector and the U.S. Department of Agriculture and an influx of Chinese canned pears sold at lower than the cost of U.S. production.

IFTA B.C. tour: Land of late and lucrative cherries – Video

By |August 30th, 2018|

British Columbia growers double down to hit the late-season market.

Tree fruit added to U.S. relief program for food impacted by trade disputes

By |August 28th, 2018|

The Food Purchase and Distribution Program will buy up to $1.2 billion in food products “unfairly targeted by unjustified retaliation.”

New U.S. apple crop estimate revised downward

By |August 24th, 2018|

256.2 million bushel crop prediction on Day 2 of US Apple Outlook meeting is 6 percent lower than USDA's estimate from two weeks ago, largely based on changes in Washington's crop.

Gala on pace to topple Red Delicious’ reign

By |August 23rd, 2018|

Day 1 at the 2018 US Apple Outlook: U.S. growers expect Red Delicious to yield its place as the leading variety by volume for the first time in more than 50 years.

A high-tech ball for berries

By |August 22nd, 2018|

Berry Impact Recording Device rides along for harvest, packing.

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