April 1st 2007 Issue

UnderstandIng wine scores

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Amy Mumma, coordinator and instructor of Central Washington University’s World Wine Program, demystified the wine rating game during recent [...]

Wine surplus

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The news is generally good for white wine varieties in the global market for the next few years, says [...]

Piecework motivates cherry sorters

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Cherry sorting is typically an unpopular job. Most people would rather pick, says Hugh Dendy, a Canadian who’s growing [...]

AgWeatherNet 2007 and beyond

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During the late nineteenth through the late twentieth century, thermometers, rain gauges, hygrothermographs, and [...]

Cherries a world apart

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When Hugh Dendy travels between his cherry orchards, it’s a trip to the other side of the world—literally. [...]

From pomace to pellets

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Washington State’s wine and juice grape production leaves behind a mountain of seeds, skins, pulp, and other debris known [...]

New Zealanders adopt dwarfing rootstocks

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Good times led to complacency, says Craig Hornblow. In the last few years, New Zealand [...]

Extenday extolled for cherries

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Cherry test plot showing Extenday applied between rows. After several years of study [...]

Nelson industry is consolidating

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The number of orchardists in New Zealand’s Nelson region has been dropping, as corporate [...]

Turning traceability into profitability

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Recently enacted federal food safety and food security laws have brought increased recordkeeping to most food companies, from [...]