Ross Courtney

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 rootstock

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.

Not your usual graft

By |April 16th, 2019|

New York grower experiments with beaver grafts, shares technique during IFTA tour.

BC Tree Fruits hires CEO, CFO

By |April 11th, 2019|

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BC Tree Fruits, a grower cooperative that packs most of British Columbia’s apples, has permanently filled its CEO and chief

Irrigating grapes: water less, water early

By |April 11th, 2019|

WSU viticulturist shares irrigation tips for juice and wine grapes.

Growers, researchers earn IFTA awards

By |April 3rd, 2019|

Annual awards from the International Fruit Tree Association recognize industry leaders.

New York growers moving toward the money

By |April 3rd, 2019|

Processing is still prevalent, but growers are adopting newer varieties, technologies and techniques to shift a bigger percentage of their fruit to the more lucrative fresh market.

Punjabi growers help advance British Columbia’s tree fruit industry

By |March 28th, 2019|

Hardworking heritage and willingness to invest are keys to success for some families.

Protecting fruit from cold with spray-on jackets

By |March 27th, 2019|

WSU researchers trying to insulate fruit trees with cellulose nanocrystals.

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