December 2010 Issue

Last Bite — The rise and fall of the fruit box label

By |December 1st, 2010|

As this is the last article in this series, I decided to provide a brief overview of the history [...]

WSU seeks to fund priority programs

By |December 1st, 2010|

Dr. Jay Brunner

Washington State University will officially announce a major fundraising campaign this month to fund priority programs.

The university [...]

How do platforms impact workers?

By |December 1st, 2010|

Kit Galvin of the University of Washington explains how she is studying the health impacts of platform work. Rolf [...]

Fruit survey coming up

By |December 1st, 2010|

Starting in December, Washington State tree fruit and grape growers will be asked for information on their acreage, varieties, [...]

Legislative outlook shifts for ag employers

By |December 1st, 2010|

There is great concern and interest in what the outcome of the midterm elections means for agricultural employers.  We [...]

Wine science center campaign begins

By |December 1st, 2010|

A Washington State University wine science center could be near reality within two years. A fundraising campaign to raise [...]

The Aussie Bush for cherries

By |December 1st, 2010|

To get cherry trees into production quickly and produce large firm cherries, it is generally accepted that we must:

• Grow [...]

Nurseries need a tree counter

By |December 1st, 2010|

Robotics scientists at Carnegie Mellon University in Pennsylvania set out to develop a device to automatically measure the caliper [...]

Breeders seek input from supply chain

By |December 1st, 2010|

The apple, cherry, peach, and strawberry breeding activities of RosBREED are located across the United States at university, federal, [...]

More quantity than quality in China

By |December 1st, 2010|

Chinese packers have been unable to convince growers to update orchards to improve yields and color. Shandong growers are [...]