August 2010 Issue

Storing Honeycrisp

By |August 1st, 2010|

A new CA control system supplied by Storage Control Systems, Sparta, Michigan, was installed at Michigan State University in [...]

Good Job

By |August 1st, 2010|

New AgWeatherNet director
Dr. Gerrit Hoogenboom, a professor of agrometeorology and crop modeling, has been appointed director of Washington [...]

On tour to see sweet cherries

By |August 1st, 2010|

Michigan State University horticulturist Dr. Greg Lang visited Stefano Musacchi in Italy in 2008, and subsequently invited him to [...]

Farmworker housing opens in Othello

By |August 1st, 2010|

The Othello Housing Authority’s new Lugar Seguro (Safe Place) housing development has 19 units designed to accommodate 96 farm­workers [...]

Apple Lines

By |August 1st, 2010|

John Baker, center, talks with supermarket staff in Dubai, a major market for Washington apples.

The Washington Apple Commission is [...]

Target fruit

By |August 1st, 2010|

The optimized orchard system generates high production and high-value target fruit. The trees have little structural wood and are [...]

Last Bite—Fruit first in Walla Walla

By |August 1st, 2010|

Is the young girl Frank Shields’s sister?

Walla Walla County in the southeastern corner of what is now Washington State [...]

Mechanical thin cherries

By |August 1st, 2010|

The Darwin string thinner is attached to the front of the tractor. The Bonner is in the background.
Mechanical [...]

High density apple systems cost more

By |August 1st, 2010|

The Michigan study compared three systems—from left, central leader, vertical axe, and tall spindle.

It costs a lot of money [...]

Answers to food safety questions

By |August 1st, 2010|

The Center for Produce Safety held its first produce research symposium in June to review projects it has sponsored.

Chris [...]