April 15th 2006 Issue

Wine grape research needs

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The research needs of Washington State’s wine industry are being explored by an industry-wide taskforce, organized by the Washington [...]

Briefs

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Artists present farmers in Maryhill Museum exhibit…A special art exhibit depicting farmers has opened at the Maryhill Museum of [...]

Judge orders cancellation of Scarlet trademark

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A federal court judge has ruled that A/B Hop Farms and the Brulotte family illegally propagated Scarlet Spur Red [...]

Italian wines are challenging to make

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For the few Washington State vintners who are making wine from Italian varietals, passion is the reason they give [...]

In My View

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

Cherry World

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

Washington vineyardists charting new ground

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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

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

USA cherry synergy

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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

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