August 2007 Issue

Funds for adopting IPM

By |August 1st, 2007|

For growers who would like to implement more integrated pest management practices but can’t afford to, help may be [...]

Cherry industries collaborate

By |August 1st, 2007|

Sweet cherry industries in the Pacific Northwest and California may be a thousand miles apart, but they have much [...]

Homemade compost cuts fertilizer costs

By |August 1st, 2007|

 
Kyle Mathison Orchards makes compost cheaply from various waste materials that are available in the vicinity.
Stemilt Hill [...]

EQIP funds ease cash flow

By |August 1st, 2007|

Aristeo Maldonado of Tonasket, Washington, received EQIP funds to update his irrigation system. When apple [...]

In My View – Food Safety—An Industry Responds

By |August 1st, 2007|

Robert Louis Stevenson, writing over 100 years ago, noted the numerous but often calmly accepted extreme risks associated with [...]

Working together for kids

By |August 1st, 2007|

Aricely Vargas in playground slide at EPIC in Sunnyside, Washington. Tree fruit employers, both growers [...]

Is China's Fruit Safe?

By |August 1st, 2007|

Shopping for fruit at a street market in China. Recent scandals involving pet food [...]

Table grapes thrive in Idaho

By |August 1st, 2007|

Dr. Esmaeil Fallahi, a founder of the Idaho table grape industry, has tested many different varieties. [...]

Reason Over Rhetoric

By |August 1st, 2007|

Immigration reform legislation that we had hoped would pass before the 2008 presidential election all but died last month [...]

Northwest table grapes

By |August 1st, 2007|

Ray Ethell, left, and OVS crop consultant Jeff Flake discuss the open-gable trellis system, on which grape [...]