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Special Issue: Buyer’s Guide

Featured stories about buyer’s guide appear in this issue.

First Bite

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Good Fruit Grower is 60 years old this year—and we want to celebrate with you, our readers, advertisers, and owners—the people who have made the

Going all out

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The late Bert Stevens, Mr. August, in a one-man, cherry pit spitting contest. When a local restaurant owner asked Brian McCormick if he’d be willing

State marketing order approved

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California’s peach and nectarine growers have resoundingly approved passage of a new state marketing order that they hope will be more flexible and responsive to

Olsen brothers branch out

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Leif (left), Larry, and Dick Olsen grow premium wine grapes to the west of Red Mountain, shown in background. Olsen Brothers Farms spreads over 2,000

Strategic plan for Washington wines

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The Washington Wine Commission’s board has approved a long-term strategic plan that will require significant increases in assessments from grape growers and wine producers over

Languedoc wineries go upscale

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The Languedoc-Roussillon region stretches across southern France from the Spanish border to the Rhône. The largest wine-producing area in the world, the Languedoc-Roussillon region has

Wireless technology shows promise

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Wireless networks have yet to become commonplace for growers but research into the technology has given two Canadian growers a glimpse of the technology’s potential.

Last Bite

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Richard Wachsmith, his father, and his brother arrived in the Yakima Valley in 1904. He purchased 30 acres at Parker Heights, Washington, in 1907, invested

Good Point

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Growers of apples and other tree fruits, and those who market and promote the harvest of our industry’s orchards, need to give thought to a


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Workers load vermicompost onto a truckbed at La Norteñita orchards. La Norteñita has developed a composting operation to produce vermicompost for its 5,000 acres of

Packing APPLES

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Bins of Golden Delicious are dumped at La Norteñita packing plant. A sign in Cuauhtémoc, Mexico, welcomes visitors to “the most important apple region in