January 15th 2016 Issue

Sierra Williams, a Young Grower from Cedaredge, Colorado

By |February 24th, 2016|

Sierra, a fifth-generation tree fruit grower, is one of three siblings and is the daughter of Dan and Connie Williams.

300 pages on pears

By |January 29th, 2016|

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The Book of Pears is a fine resource for the pear aficionado. Author Dr. Joan Morgan painstakingly traces the history

Family Legacy

By |January 28th, 2016|

New McDougall and Sons orchard honors the past and heralds the future.

Race to the top: Honeycrisp growing pressures

By |January 28th, 2016|

As Honeycrisp production increases, growers feel the pressure to produce fruit sooner rather than later.

H-2A is expensive but essential

By |January 28th, 2016|

McDougall and Sons takes pride in its housing camps.

Remarkable Marquette

By |January 27th, 2016|

The Minnesota variety could be nice addition for cooler-climate vineyards.

Saving cherries from the birds

By |January 27th, 2016|

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Cherry growers sometimes feel like they’re growing fruit mainly for the birds, but there is new information that can help

Seeking retail space

By |January 26th, 2016|

Retail space is at a premium, with growth in the number of products and organics.

Keeping pears firm

By |January 25th, 2016|

More research ahead for compound to improve pear firmness.

Key to watering Concord grapes

By |January 22nd, 2016|

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Low water years pose additional challenges for Pacific Northwest Concord growers, who are already dealing with low prices.

However, there are

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