August 2009 Issue

Hot spot for Pinot Noir

By |August 1st, 2009|

Lois and Mike Thiede’s Ginkgo Forest Winery is near the Petrified Ginkgo Forest State Park. They have planted hundreds [...]

Recruit owls to control gophers

By |August 1st, 2009|

Cabinetmaker Tuck Contreras (right) discusses birdhouses with Dave Case, an orchardist in Chelan, Washington, while Mike Wacker of The [...]

Classified

By |August 1st, 2009|

BIRD CONTROL
EFFECTIVE AND AFFORDABLE netting for bird control from Neal Carter & Associates, Ltd. Nets are available for [...]

Good Stuff

By |August 1st, 2009|

Tunnel tour
Haygrove Tunnels is organizing a tour to the United Kingdom to give U.S. growers an opportunity to [...]

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, [...]