Pacific Northwest

Produce marketing veteran joins Starr Ranch Growers

Krista Beckstead, a produce industry marketing veteran, joined Wenatchee, Washington-based Starr Ranch Growers as a marketing and brand specialist. In the new role for the company, Beckstead will work on brand strategy, product development and... more »

Pear Bureau Northwest amplifies World Pear Day with new media content

With the fourth annual World Pear Day taking place across the globe on December 8th, Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) has developed a handful of new assets to amplify the event across the digital landscape with consumers.... more »

C&O Nursery receives 2019 Best of Wenatchee Award

C&O Nursery has been selected for the 2019 Best of Wenatchee Award in the Nurseries category by the Wenatchee Award Program. Each year, the Wenatchee Award Program identifies companies that organizers believe have achieved exceptional... more »

Satellites show promise as tool for monitoring crop development

While drones equipped with high-resolution cameras are well suited for observing plant development from far above, satellites could be the next leap ahead for farmers seeking to monitor their crops over large or scattered plots.... more »

Washington state launching its first Apple Week

The Washington Apple Commission is launching the first worldwide Washington Apple Week Dec 1-6, celebrating the high-quality apples grown in the state. The global celebration across 14 countries will feature the exclusive campaign “From Our... more »

Stemilt Growers among those honored at Washington state volunteer event

On Nov. 21, the Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) hosted its annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast to pay tribute to the over 150 volunteers that contributed to WAEF and its students this year. Collectively, volunteers reviewed... more »

Jonathan Adamson joins Vive Crop Protection as Western regional sales manager

Jonathan Adamson of Pocatello, Idaho is now Western regional sales manager at Vive Crop Protection. Adamson is working with retailers and growers across the Pacific Northwest to develop and create market demand for Vive's unique... more »

Central Washington state blueberry pruning workshop set for Nov. 18

A central Washington state blueberry pruning workshop will be held Nov. 18, from 8 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at the Washington State University Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center, 24106 N. Bunn Road, Prosser, Washington 99350. This... more »

Current Issue

Cover image of Fruit Growers News (FGN) July 2024 issue.

Talking tech: New app innovations aid growers

Smart tech wipes out pests: The latest trends in spraying automation

New Geneva rootstocks to help apple growers with size, yield, disease

Georgia peach success: Pearson Farm’s six generations find orchard happiness

FIRA preview: Tree fruit tech options abound at ag robotics conference

Fresh Views: Grapevine disease management tackled

Farm Market & Agritourism: Insights from the 2023 farm markets survey

National Plant Diagnostic Network

 

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