August 2009 Issue

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° [...]

Apple Lines – Todd Fryhover

By |August 1st, 2009|

Adversity provides opportunity. This is the mantra for the 2008–2009 Washington apple season. We’re facing a world economic downturn, [...]

Cherry revolution

By |August 1st, 2009|

Growers learn about the UFO system in a cherry trial planted this spring at the orchard of Tim Dahle [...]

Bigger and better cherries

By |August 1st, 2009|

Fran Pierce (left) and Mark Hanrahan check Kiona cherries for size. Kiona, a cross of Glacier and Cashmere, is [...]

Good Point – Larry Lutz

By |August 1st, 2009|

So, this is where it all began—the North American apple industry, that is.

Apples have been grown in Nova Scotia’s [...]