April 1st 2012 Issue

Seasonal workers essential but costly

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Having to rely on migrant labor has never been an easy game for fruit growers in British Columbia, Canada.

While [...]

Snow apple of Quebec

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Fameuse vary in appearance from a fiery, solid-red to striped-red-over-green skin with bright white flesh sometimes streaked with crimson. [...]

Tallying the costs

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Tree fruit growers in British Columbia’s Okanagan ­Valley typically require about 3,300 seasonal workers annually. But working with foreign [...]

Merlot’s place in Washington

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Merlot grapes have had a strong presence in Washington State since 1956 when the late Dr. Walter Clore brought [...]