December 2011 Issue

Doubleday has broad interests

By |December 1st, 2011|

Oliver Doubleday tosses a Gala apple in the air as he explains that U.K. supermarkets don’t want large fruit.

Precise IPM requires good data

By |December 1st, 2011|

This Washington State University weather station in Tonasket is part of the AgWeatherNet service, providing growers with detailed environmental [...]

Committee to advise on endowments

By |December 1st, 2011|

An industry advisory committee has been formed to work with Washington State University to decide how to spend the [...]

Vineland launches an apple breeding program

By |December 1st, 2011|

Daryl Somers

A new apple breeding program was born this year, on the Niagara Peninsula in Ontario, Canada.

While operation of [...]

Focusing on tomorrow today

By |December 1st, 2011|

Apple, pear, and walnut growers will have several opportunities this winter to learn how to take advantage of natural [...]

Last Bite — Granny’s legacy

By |December 1st, 2011|

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

By |December 1st, 2011|

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

Jones of Washington

By |December 1st, 2011|

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

Research spinoffs result in smarter sprayers

By |December 1st, 2011|

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

Good Stuff

By |December 1st, 2011|

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