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.

Final IFTA tour stop: Grow to replace

By |February 28th, 2019|

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Scott VanDeWalle of VanDeWalle Fruit Farm in Alton, New York, has spent his 36 years growing fruit constantly upgrading his

IFTA Heuser lecturer: Start with the problem

By |February 27th, 2019|

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Agriculture’s ability to collect data is greater than its ability to model and interpret data, said Nick Dokoozlian, vice president

New Innovator grant targets pesticide residue

By |February 26th, 2019|

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Fighting pests by spraying ozonated water and steaming them with hot, highly refined oil vapors: Those are two ideas researcher

IFTA bestows awards

By |February 25th, 2019|

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Paul Wafler of Wafler Farms was named the Outstanding Grower for 2019 by the International Fruit Tree Association on Monday

Managing fire blight for the conventional grower

By |February 21st, 2019|

A collection of the most-repeated tips for fire blight management.

Organic control options for fire blight

By |February 21st, 2019|

OSU researcher shares tips for organic growers battling fire blight.

Phytoplasmas found in stone fruit

By |February 15th, 2019|

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Washington cherry growers, by now, know the dangers of phytoplasmas that cause little cherry disease and are on the lookout

Digging into soil bacteria and chlorosis

By |February 14th, 2019|

WSU researcher searches for ways to use the connection between soil microbiology and Concord vine health.

Risk reduction has its rewards – Video

By |February 13th, 2019|

Panelists share some key tips to help bring success to your orchard.

BC Tree Fruits restructures

By |February 7th, 2019|

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BC Tree Fruits, which packs the bulk of British Columbia’s apples, has laid off a few familiar faces as part

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