August 2009 Issue

Swiss interested in Geneva stocks

By |August 1st, 2009|

Fireblight-resistant apple rootstocks developed at Cornell University in Geneva, New York, could secure a place in the Swiss apple [...]

In the Box

By |August 1st, 2009|

Dear Good Fruit Grower:

Over the years, being in Connecticut and trying to equate the delight fruit testers experience in [...]

Regina, the shy bearer

By |August 1st, 2009|

Manuel Ybarra of Quincy, Washington, and other Pacific Northwest growers learn about how to maximize Regina cherry production at [...]

Good to Go

By |August 1st, 2009|

Honeybee health
Honeybee specialists and native pollinator experts from around the country will discuss bee health and disease research [...]

Bee parasite sequenced

By |August 1st, 2009|

U.S. Department of Agriculture scientists at the Bee Research Laboratory in Beltsville, Maryland, have sequenced the genome of a [...]

Quick Bites

By |August 1st, 2009|

EQIP deadline
The Natural Resources Conservation Service has funds to help growers meet the cost of implementing conservation practices, [...]

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    Growers can improve returns by leaving fruit in the orchard.

Growers can improve returns by leaving fruit in the orchard.

By |August 1st, 2009|

To pick or not to pick

Low prices for small apples during the past ­season reinforced the notion that growers [...]

Wine with a cause

By |August 1st, 2009|

Winery owners Stacy Lill (left) and Kathy Johanson provide mentoring and scholarships for young women.

The idea was hatched on [...]

Good crop on the tree

By |August 1st, 2009|

The Washington apple industry expects to harvest a crop of large, high-quality apples this fall, which is what buyers [...]

Buyer’s Guide Listings – 2009-2010

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•Supplies/Services