Auvil: WA 38 management tips

By |March 18th, 2019|

Tom Auvil on some things to consider as the Cosmic Crisp brand approaches its first commercial harvest.

DuPont: Moving toward bio-based IPM in pears

By |February 27th, 2019|

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Pear psylla in 2016 to 2017 was “the worst in a decade,” Bob Gix, horticulturist for Blue Star Growers, said.

Scharlau: Staying ahead of the issues

By |January 31st, 2019|

A look at some of the rules and regulations that will impact vintners and growers this year.

Good to Know: Wash and learn

By |January 14th, 2019|

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It’s a fact of life: If you’re storing, holding or packing produce, you have a program for cleaning and sanitizing

Dininny: A+ effort on next apple defect guide

By |January 14th, 2019|

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For years, Washington growers and packers have turned to a handy, 36-page guide to determine the exact cause of the

Kurrle: 2019 brings challenges and opportunities

By |December 28th, 2018|

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From agricultural labor to farm bill programs, regulations and trade agreements, the policies and decisions made in Washington, D.C., impact

Behind the scenes: 2019 Good Fruit Grower cover launch

By |December 28th, 2018|

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Shane Davies takes off from the summit of Te Mata Peak overlooking Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand, in February 2018.

The park,

Fryhover: To boldly go

By |November 29th, 2018|

Washington Apple Commission President Todd Fryhover says the path to marketing success starts with the apple.

DeVaney: Reflections on 2018 …

By |November 29th, 2018|

WSTFA President Jon DeVaney reflects on 2018 and looks ahead to the next year

Gilbert: What you can – and can’t – control

By |November 8th, 2018|

Deciding on a theme and topics for the WSTFA Annual Meeting.

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