New Technology and Buyers’ Guide
Featured stories covering new technology in this issue, and our annual Buyers’ Guide.
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Tour of China reveals a country of contrasts
Middle Kingdom modernizes fruit industry, sometimes slowly, sometimes quickly.
Growers invest in seasonal families
Columbia Gorge orchardists contribute to expand local migrant education program.
Moving an orchard
WSU moves Tukey orchard to make way for Pullman airport expansion.
Growers feel the squeeze of another canning contraction
Pear growers removing trees in reaction to sour canned market.
How growing is going global
International nursery groups revamp to keep up with and drive the world of managed varieties.
New lures for female codling moths could provide the basis of mass trapping pest control program for organic growers.
Revealing risks with RNA
Testing biomarkers in Honeycrisp at harvest can estimate chances of storage disorders and inform marketing decisions.
A shot in the dark
Nighttime applications of ultraviolet light show promise for powdery mildew control.
Food safety first
New Borton Fruit facility, designed from ground up with food safety in mind, expected to reduce risks and costs.
Coping with cold
Wine grape growers in Southwest Michigan try cane burial to help grapevines survive winter cold snaps.
Jaden and John Griggs, young growers from Orondo, Washington
family background/ Jaden and John are the fifth generation to work on the family farm. Jaden will attend the University of Montana, majoring in business, sales and marketing this fall, and John graduated from Wenatchee Valley College’s tree fruit program.
Dininny: Good Fruit Grower welcomes new advertising sales coordinator
Good Fruit Grower is gaining a new advertising sales coordinator. Germaine Newstead joined the magazine July 1 to succeed longtime coordinator Theresa Currell, who retires
Good to Know: Steady growth with research in chemical thinning
WTFRC's Tory Schmidt shows how industry sees big returns on modest investments.
Good to Know: Lessons in online learning
Federal regulations usher in new era of food safety education.