December 2009 Issue

Past, present, and future

By |December 1st, 2009|

Chuck Peters designed his new pear orchard with mechanization and new technologies in mind.

It might be possible to develop [...]

Audit harmony

By |December 1st, 2009|

A group of around 50 produce industry leaders are working on an effort to harmonize the various food-safety standards [...]

Cherry Institute looks to the future

By |December 1st, 2009|

As the Pacific Northwest sweet cherry industry moves toward larger crops in the future, it will take the industry [...]

Changes will come faster. Will you keep up?

By |December 1st, 2009|

Agricultural economist

Two decades ago, at a time when the industry had yet to produce more than 60 million boxes [...]