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.

More changes for BC Tree Fruits

By |May 8th, 2019|

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British Columbia’s largest fruit company has purchased land on which to build a new packing line and company headquarters.

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Easing restrictions for farmworker housing

By |May 6th, 2019|

Federal ag housing loans now open to H-2A employers.

Seneca to close pear plant

By |May 2nd, 2019|

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Seneca Foods is getting out of the processed pear business and will shutter its Sunnyside, Washington, plant this fall.

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A gift of genetic diversity

By |May 2nd, 2019|

University of Idaho turns donated Sandpoint orchard, retreat facility into organic educational center.

DIY science in the orchard

By |April 30th, 2019|

Extension educator shares tips for managing on-farm experiments.

Mumps hits farmworkers

By |April 26th, 2019|

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Health authorities have moved about 25 workers exposed to mumps into isolated houses in response to a small outbreak in

Follow a map to find your soil needs

By |April 25th, 2019|

Mapping soils to fertilize with variable rates has advantages.

Blue Bird plans to rebuild after fire

By |April 24th, 2019|

Central Washington fruit packer Blue Bird to replace warehouse destroyed in early March fire.

Cornell roots for Geneva rootstocks

By |April 23rd, 2019|

During IFTA annual meeting, researchers urge local growers to give N.Y.-bred Geneva roots a try before settling for Bud.9.

A window to the roots

By |April 17th, 2019|

WSU scientist using rhizotrons, or root windows, to study the growth of trees underground.

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