February 1st 2008 Issue

Assessment hike boosts research funds

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Grape research in Washington State will soon receive a financial boost from the Washington Wine Commission. The commission [...]

Good Question

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Washington State, with new production areas still being discovered, is younger than most other wine regions. Production has shifted [...]

Funding shortfall

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The Washington State wine industry continues to grow while funds supporting viticulture and enology research dwindle, creating a widening [...]

Rare varieties gain ground

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Counoise grapes, from Tablas Creek Vineyard Every profession has its rebels, and grape growers are [...]

Task force develops a research plan

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Washington’s wine industry is part of a nationwide coalition addressing the research funding crisis, but it isn’t waiting for [...]

Apple Lines

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India is a country of enormous ethnic, linguistic, and cultural diversity. Its landmass is roughly one-third the size [...]

Research successes

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Visiting scientist from Australia Jason Smith, left, and Washington State University’s Markus Keller test a pressure vessel for grapevine [...]

Good Point

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As the second largest wine-grape-growing area in the country, we’re often proud to point out our accomplishments in terms [...]

Federal funds in short supply

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Washington State University postdoctoral fellow Pradeep Shrestha collects sap from a pressurized grape peduncle. Though [...]

Last Bite

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Congdon Orchards is one of the oldest continuously operating fruit ranches in the state [...]