Latest award winners Bill and John Borton are shining examples of how hard work pays off.
USApple Conference highlights: Phil and Judy Schwallier honored, as the nation’s most popular apple is expected to be supplanted this year.
Whether we’re on a plane or in an orchard, or even having lunch in their dining room, Phil and Judy Schwallier will treat you like you’re one of their own.
An overwhelming number of submissions were received to nominate Judy and Phil Schwallier for this honor.
The 2018 Apple Growers of the Year, Phil and Judy Schwallier, may be just as well-known for their “day jobs” as Extension educator extraordinaire and farm marketing maven.
Both American Fruit Grower® and Western Fruit Grower® magazines’ Apple Grower of the YearSM Rod Farrow, and the man from whom […]
The second step is to educate your employees, leading to the crucial last piece necessary for enduring success: buy-in.
The 2017 Apple Grower of the Year, Rod Farrow, has a unique perspective, as he’s been on both ends of succession, yet neither from his parents nor to his children.
The 2002 Apple Grower of the Year was known for his encyclopedic horticultural knowledge.
Legendary apple grower Bill Evans, who along with his wife, Jeannette, farmed more apple acreage than any grower […]
The Washington apple industry’s rapid change is evident during my many trips to the state in the past 20 years.
The 2016 winner, Scott McDougall, largely stopped planting the tried and true, going mostly with exclusive and club varieties – and it paid off.
Bill Dodd, owner of Hillcrest Orchards in Amherst, OH, was honored as American Fruit Grower® magazine’s 2015 Apple […]
Editor Dave Eddy and Group Editor Richard Jones and will be in Chicago to present Bill Dodd with […]
Informed of his selection as the 2015 Apple Grower Of The Year by American Fruit Grower® and Western […]
Industry leaders from around the country will convene in Chicago, IL, for U.S. Apple Association’s Apple Crop Outlook […]
2014 Apple Growers of The Year Bill and Jeannette Evans share photos from the early days of Evans Fruit Company.