May 1st 2015 Issue

Make sure workers are happy

By |May 7th, 2015|

Supervisors must treat them with dignity and respect.

Is organic fruit growth on the horizon?

By |May 7th, 2015|

Will demand keep up with expanding organic tree fruit production?

Child care could expand labor pool

By |May 5th, 2015|

Providing child care could allow women to work more hours.

Litigation lurks

By |May 5th, 2015|

Attorneys are looking for opportunities to sue, says a grower who’s spent years fighting a frivolous lawsuit.

Labor flow changes direction

By |May 1st, 2015|

Changes in Mexico are reducing the pool of workers available to U.S. growers.

Chelsea Durfey, Young Grower from Sunnyside, Washington

By |April 30th, 2015|

I’ve had so many mentors... They’ve taught me about pruning, soil biology, bees, products, and applications, and there’s so much yet for me to learn.

Jack Edwin Jones: 1941-2015

By |April 30th, 2015|

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Jack Jones, grower and entrepreneur from Quincy, Washington, was known for doing things in a big way. He welcomed new

Michigan Association of Pomesters honor Klein

By |April 30th, 2015|

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Joe Klein Sr., owner of Royal J. Klein and Son Orchard of Sparta, Michigan, has been named Fruit Person of

Brunner named Apple Citizen

By |April 30th, 2015|

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Dr. Jay Brunner, who has played a key role in the transition to softer pest management programs in tree fruits

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