Pacific Northwest

Funds set for fruit growers for X-disease, Little cherry disease tree removal

Washington State University Extension in partnership with county Conservation Districts and Pest Boards announce availability of cost share funds for the removal and testing of trees infected with X-disease and Little cherry disease to slow... more »

Okanagan Specialty Fruits announces new partnership with Flavor Wave

Okanagan Specialty Fruits, developer and grower behind the Arctic apple varieties, announced Sept. 16 new partnership with Flavor Wave. Fresh-sliced Arctic apple varieties will be included in the Los Angeles area in Flavor Wave boxes,... more »

Students explore modern agriculture tech with new WSU IAREC internship

Six students from two Hispanic-serving institutions in Yakima Valley explored careers in agriculture research through a new summer internship program at Washington State University’s Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center (IAREC). Hispanic-serving institutions – or... more »

Fall Creek adds Holger Brandt as general manager of Sekoya platform

Fall Creek Farm & Nursery Inc., a global blueberry breeding and nursery company, has announced that Holger Brandt is now the general manager of its Sekoya platform for premium blueberry varieties. Since 2018, Brandt has... more »

Organic farm school offers an attractive career path, operators say

Does a lifetime of digging in the dirt (building soil!) sound like an enticing career goal? If so, we just may have the solution to your post-pandemic career blues. Next month the critically acclaimed Organic... more »

Natural disasters compound severe drought for Oregon farmers and ranchers

Oregon made national headlines this spring when the Bureau of Reclamation announced that the Klamath Project, an irrigation system spanning southern Oregon and Northern California, was not going to receive any water deliveries for the... more »

WSU students demonstrate how terrain affects wine taste with new Rieslings

Small changes in vineyard location and geography can impact the flavor of wine. To test this, three Washington State University Viticulture & Enology students crafted two Riesling wines from grapes harvested on opposite sides of... more »

117th Annual Meeting & NW Hort Expo still plans to be in-person event

The Washington State Tree Fruit Association and the Northwest Hort Expo are still planning an in-person conference and trade show Dec. 6-8 at the Yakima Convention Center and Yakima Valley SunDome. "In accordance with Governor... more »

Current Issue

Michigan grower takes helm of USApple board

Water woes challenge Western ag

A sentimental look at the impact of Larry Gut

Meet the Fruit & Vegetable 40 Under Forty Class of 2021

Climatology, tree and small fruits Great Lakes EXPO topics

BioConsortia bids to make a mark on industry

Controlling rodent pests in the orchard

Farm Market column: Seek a brand that builds positive customer response

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Farm community can help lead to better times

see all current issue »

75 Applewood Drive, Suite A
P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345

616.520.2137

Get one year of Fruit Growers News in both print and digital editions for only $15.50.

Interested in reading the print edition of Fruit Growers News?

Subscribe Today »


Be sure to check out our sister sites:
produceprocessingsm
website development by deyo designs