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.

President signs Farm Bill

By |December 20th, 2018|

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President Donald Trump on Thursday signed the $867 billion Farm Bill that Congress passed last week with bipartisan support.

The five-year

India delays additional apple tariff, again

By |December 19th, 2018|

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India has once again postponed implementing a retaliatory tariff on imported U.S. apples, this time until Jan. 31.

Earlier in 2018,

Picking a harvest platform: Roundup of manufacturers’ top picks

By |December 18th, 2018|

Growers have many choices as manufacturers invest heavily in harvest platforms.

Prototype picker: Apple Vacuum System tested (VIDEO)

By |December 18th, 2018|

Apple Vacuum System mounted on a Bandit Xpress platform may look strange, but orchard managers seem pleased with performance.

Grower yields profits with agritourism

By |December 13th, 2018|

British Columbia orchard gambles on agritainment to preserve legacy for next generation.

Tariff relief: USDA apple and pear purchases underway

By |December 11th, 2018|

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The federal government has made its first round of fresh apple purchases as part of its make-up call to growers

Researchers share tips for Cosmic success

By |December 11th, 2018|

Researchers share a few nuggets from September WA 38 (Cosmic Crisp) field days.

Cosmic conundrum: What’s causing these spots?

By |December 5th, 2018|

WA 38 (Cosmic Crisp) green spot disorder targeted by researchers.

Tree fruit industry leaders honored at 2018 Washington awards banquet

By |December 4th, 2018|

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For more than 35 years, Mike Willett has made significant contributions to the Northwest tree fruit industry, most recently as

India delays apple tariff, again

By |November 19th, 2018|

Extra 25 percent tariff on U.S. apples in retaliation for steel and aluminum tariffs

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