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Couple grows chestnut orchard in retirement years
Couple grows chestnut orchard in retirement years
Chestnuts make a good niche crop for retirees.

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Table grapes grower post record year
Table grapes grower post record year
Table grapes are growing in popularity across the nation and the world. The 2013 crop set a record.
Central Valley grower offers advice ‘in a nutshell’
Central Valley grower offers advice ‘in a nutshell’
Generations of the Wenger family have grown walnuts.
Family farms a different kind of fruit
Family farms a different kind of fruit
Kiwis are a diffrerent kind of fruit — they're easy to grow and require little pesticides.
Apple chips add to orchard’s offerings
Apple chips add to orchard’s offerings
Ron Kelley and his wife, Kimi, have developed flavored apple chips and other dried fruits and fruit mixes in response to customer requests.
Orchard diversifies into a winery
Orchard diversifies into a winery
Williamson Orchards maintains a thriving orchard, growing a wide variety of tree fruit, and most recently has been growing wine grapes and making wine.
Orchard thrives for 132 years
Orchard thrives for 132 years
The Williams family has been in the orchard business for 132 years — and counting.
Orchard keeps family busy
Orchard keeps family busy
Marc and Jeanne Isom moved to their present farm near Blackfoot, Idaho, in 1990. The orchard is on 5 acres near their house.
Seven generations of Denfelds have farmed
Seven generations of Denfelds have farmed
The Denfelds grow hazelnuts, a crop with rapidly increasing popularity in the WillametteValley.
Central Valley olive grower battles imports
Central Valley olive grower battles imports
Jeff Martin grows olives for oil near San Martin, Calif. He and other California growers face competition from cheap, low-quality imported olive oil.
California table grapes off to record-setting start
California table grapes off to record-setting start
It's becoming a season of records for California's table grape industry. Shipments went out the door at a record pace in August, as growers are on a pace to produce a record crop.Growers hope to ship 105.7 million boxes, topping last year's total.