August 2013 Issue

The French connection

By |August 1st, 2013|

At least a dozen orchardists along the Hudson River from New York City north to Albany are developing cideries—the [...]

Paying by the pound

By |August 1st, 2013|

Growers who have seen a new cherry harvest monitoring system developed at Washington State University are eager for it to be commercialized.

The top 5 ways to ensure apples store well

By |August 1st, 2013|

For good storage life, apples must be picked at optimum maturity. The standard starch iodine test is the easiest [...]