August 2009 Issue

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

By |August 1st, 2009|


•CA/Cold Storage
•Harvest Equipment
•Irrigation/Frost Control
•Nursery Stock
•Pest Management
•Postharvest Equipment
•Production Equipment

Autosorting at the orchard

By |August 1st, 2009|

Technology that will be tested in Washington State this harvest could help apple growers sort out undesirable fruit in [...]

Last Bite – The story behind letterheads

By |August 1st, 2009|

For the past several years, each of these articles has focused on a particular fruit grower or marketer with [...]

Sweet Skylar Rae

By |August 1st, 2009|

Skylar Rae cherries about a week before harvest. In tests, the soluble solids have been as high as 30° [...]