December 2011 Issue

Last Bite — Granny’s legacy

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The spur-type Granny Smiths Granspur and Greenspur were discovered at the Calvin Cooper orchard at Brewster, Washington, and patented [...]

Reflective cover has marketing benefits

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Matt Whiting (right) discusses results of his research with the reflective material Extenday with Oregon State University [...]

Jones of Washington

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Jack, left, and Greg Jones moved the Jones of Washington winery from Quincy to the J & S Crushing [...]

Research spinoffs result in smarter sprayers

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The variable output nozzles and adjustable louver, developed for this citrus sprayer as part of a specialty crop research [...]

Good Stuff

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Ty Snyder promoted
C & O Nursery of Wenatchee, Washington, has promoted Ty Snyder to the position of orchard [...]

Cold hardiness

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A new cold hardiness tool is available just in time for winter for Washington State grape growers through [...]

Nothing average about Jones

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The tasting room for Jones of Washington wines has no Mediterranean architecture, marble floor, or exquisite wood for the [...]

Spraying with sprinklers

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On a cold rainy day with apple scab threatening, wouldn’t it be nice to push a button labeled “Fungicide” [...]

Self-rooted trees cut costs

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This is not a story out of a horticultural book of fables. It is a story to ruffle your [...]

Organic proves productive

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Peter Hall explains how the Exosex mating disruption system works. Pheromone lures and pheromone-impregnated powder are placed [...]