Featured stories covering summer tree fruits including a feature on peaches appear in this issue.
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Family farm puts flavor first
Family Tree Farms sources new stone fruit varieties from around the world.
Digging back into peach history
The Chinese were clonally propagating peach trees at least 7,000 years ago.
Peaches in Florida
Citrus growers are diversifying into peaches.
In The Box: Arctic answers
Write to In The Box 105 S. 18th Street, #217, Yakima, WA 98901 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Dear Good Fruit Grower, We’d like to
California cling peach growers plant more trees as prices improve
A newly planted cling peach orchard near Reedley, California on April 9, 2015. (TJ Mullinax/Good Fruit Grower) Stronger prices for cling peaches seem
Michigan peach crop is short again
Second hard winter reduces Michigan peach crop, kills some trees
Drone ready to work in fruit
FAA approved Yamaha’s remote-controlled copter for agricultural use.
Russian closure slows pear exports
Russia had been importing almost half a million boxes of U.S. pears.
Processed pears bring record prices
Growers and canners are pleased with outcome.
Low snow spells trouble
Months ago, I saw it coming. Crossing Snoqualmie Pass in Washington’s Cascade Mountains, I drove by ski runs that showed more dirt than snow. That
Daniel Bays, a Young Grower from Westley, California
Daniel Bays is a fifth generation farmer talks with Good Fruit Grower about how the farm is dealing with drought and the possible transition to mechanized harvesting.
Optimize water use with Irrigation Scheduler
Ron Moorse, a foreman with the Bureau of Reclamation, shuts the Roza Irrigation District down the morning of May 11, 2015, in Yakima, Washington.