April 15th 2006 Issue

In My View

By |April 15th, 2006|

When Dad farmed, usually his biggest problem was the weather. He worried about an early freeze on snap beans, [...]

Cherry World

By |April 15th, 2006|

This is the second in a series of articles compiled by Lynn Long of Oregon State University Extension from [...]

Washington vineyardists charting new ground

By |April 15th, 2006|

Though there’s not a huge winery demand for Italian varietals, a few wine grape growers and winemakers are finding [...]

It pays to leave low-grade fruit unharvested

By |April 15th, 2006|

It’s hard for a grower to leave part of the crop in the orchard, after nurturing the fruit through [...]

USA cherry synergy

By |April 15th, 2006|

West Coast cherry producers found common ground during an initial meeting to see if growers from the Pacific Northwest [...]

New fresh produce express to East Coast

By |April 15th, 2006|

This fall, Washington and Oregon growers will be able rush their fresh produce from Wallula, Washington, to East Coast [...]

Capturing customers with great-tasting fruit

By |April 15th, 2006|

Catoctin Mountain Orchard sells fruit in quart, quarter peck, half peck, peck, and half bushel containers at its retail [...]

New Zealand program releases new varieties

By |April 15th, 2006|

Sonya, a new apple variety that originated in New Zealand, is being grown in North America under a club [...]

Manure can cut fertilizer costs

By |April 15th, 2006|

Using manure to replace nitrogen fertilizers requires a trial-and-error approach, but it can be part of growing healthy crops, [...]

Plums to China

By |April 15th, 2006|

California plum growers and shippers are gearing up to ship more than 500,000 boxes of plums to mainland China [...]