August 2007 Issue

Long trip for small pear packs

By |August 1st, 2007|

Food travels further nowadays because of the centralization of production and distribution systems, but [...]

NZ orchardists aim for carbon neutrality

By |August 1st, 2007|

The New Zealand apple industry, which exports more than 80 percent of its crop, is trying to turn attention [...]

Cars implicated in food miles report

By |August 1st, 2007|

Consumers concerned about food miles might want to consider the impact of driving to the supermarket and back to [...]

In The Box

By |August 1st, 2007|

Future Good Fruit Grower of the Year?Kai Phelan Hanrahan gets an early taste of the fruit-growing business, encountering his [...]

Food miles gain traction

By |August 1st, 2007|

Concern about food miles—the distance food travels from field to plate—is prompting retailers to [...]

Apple Lines

By |August 1st, 2007|

  China is the single largest market in the world with 1.3 billion consumers and double-digit growth in [...]

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 [...]