August 2011 Issue

In the box

By |August 1st, 2011|

Dawson Moore loves apples.

Apple fan
Dawson Moore, pictured on his first birthday last fall, just couldn’t wait until the [...]

Good Stuff

By |August 1st, 2011|

Jack Everhart, left, New Holland, Inc., congratulates John Riel, right, of Burrows Tractor.

Recognition for Burrows
The New Holland dealership [...]

Portable residue detector invented

By |August 1st, 2011|

Purdue University graduate student Santosh Soparawalla, left, and postdoctoral researcher Fatkhulla Tadjimukhamedov demonstrate a miniature mass spectrometer [...]

Twin leaders fill canopy quickly

By |August 1st, 2011|

Ray Fuller (right) and Andrew Del Rosario discuss a twin-leader block that Fuller planted in 2008. The trees were [...]

Building a better fly trap

By |August 1st, 2011|

The spotted wing drosophila is easy to catch using cheap and readily available baits.

Apple cider vinegar is being recommended [...]

Last Bite

By |August 1st, 2011|

Elberta is not highly colored, but it has good flavor, bears dependably, and is widely adapted—traits the helped it [...]

Quality wine by the glass

By |August 1st, 2011|

James Martin spent two years converting the ground flour of the old flour mill into a tasting room and [...]

Multipurpose orchard cover

By |August 1st, 2011|

Oregon State University Extension educator Lynn Long (right) asks partners Steve Agidius (left) and John Morton about the benefits [...]

European rule takes the shine off apples

By |August 1st, 2011|

The European Union is refusing to accept apples treated with a wax containing morpholine or other amines, which means [...]

Peach breeder Dick Okie retiring

By |August 1st, 2011|

After 30 years breeding peaches for the South—15 in the Prince series alone—W.R. (Dick) Okie retired this year. He [...]