December 2009 Issue

Sorting technology

By |December 1st, 2009|

Tree fruit packers believe that future technology will improve labor efficiencies while improving fruit quality

New technology will touch all [...]

Australia’s water crisis forces changes

By |December 1st, 2009|

Dealing with rising temperatures may be a conundrum for fruit growers confronting ­climate change, but in Australia it’s been [...]

Market limitations

By |December 1st, 2009|

How new varieties will coexist with those that have already carved out shelf space is the million-dollar question.

The biggest [...]

Exotic varieties, new regions

By |December 1st, 2009|

A new interest in clones and lesser-known varieties will drive vineyard plantings in Washington State in the next ten [...]