Good Fruit Grower is covering the 119th Washington State Tree Fruit Association Annual Meeting and NW Hort Show Dec. 4–6
and the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO Dec. 5–7.

Answering the opportunity: 2023 Good Fruit Growers of the Year

Forty years after the founding of Douglas Fruit, the family is recognized for its commitment to quality, customers and the tree fruit industry. Read More »

Passion for peaches: 2023 Good Fruit Growers of the Year

Douglas Fruit keeps rolling on with premium stone fruit. Read More »

New line time: 2023 Good Fruit Growers of the Year

After decades of labor-intensive stone fruit packing, Douglas Fruit makes the jump to modern technology.  Read More »

Dininny: Teaming up for success

A time to celebrate and collaborate, with more to come in the year ahead. Read More »

Olsen: Deep roots, new strategies

WSTFA Annual Meeting to focus on innovative thinking for today’s challenges. Read More »

See what’s ahead at the WSTFA Spanish-language session Dec. 5

The Washington State Tree Fruit Association’s annual meeting returns to the Tri-Cities this December, and the full day of Spanish-language sessions is expected to draw a crowd... Read More »

Hort Show Batjer Address: Seeking sustainability

After a career in sustainable agriculture, David Granatstein will share success stories and tips for navigating new pressures.  Read More »

EXPO preview: Writing the next chapter on weather forecasts

Growers are in need of new decision-making tools to adapt to changing climates. Read More »

Hort Show Day 1: Keynote and morning highlights

Economist discusses immigration and imports for WSTFA keynote speech. Read More »

Hort Show Day 1: Perils for profitability

WSTFA afternoon session focuses on profitability. Read More »

Hort Show Day 2: Technology and soil health

Technology panels highlight morning sessions on Day 2 of Washington Hort Show. Read More »

EXPO Day 1: Grape pests persist

Michigan State University entomology professor Rufus Isaacs shares tips for managing top grape pests. Read More »

Hort Show Day 2: Assessing sustainability

Hort Show afternoon focuses on climate calculations and horticultural investigations. Read More »

Hort Show Day 2: Industry awards

Washington fruit industry lauds leaders at annual banquet. Read More »

Hort Show Day 3: Finding value

Final sessions cover organics rules and apple marketing tools for Washington growers. Read More »

EXPO Day 2: Cherries, cherries, cherries

Educational session focuses on sweet and tart cherry crop challenges. Read More »

EXPO Day 2: Distinguished service awards

Michigan hort society honors Greg Lang and Bill Erwin. Read More »