January 1st 2010 Issue

Marketing maraschinos

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Chopped maraschino cherries destined for ice cream manufacturers.

As well as being a major producer and exporter of fresh fruit, [...]

Argentine cherry

By |January 1st, 2010|

Argentina, the second-largest country in South America, has a small but expanding cherry industry. Around half of the countrys [...]

Quality starts with the vine

By |January 1st, 2010|

For more than 30 years, Jim Holmes has worked to better manage his vineyard canopy by following the advice [...]

Climate forecasting

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In April 2007, a freeze hit when many plant species, such as these Bradford pears in North Carolina, were [...]

Farmworker housing loans funded

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An example of farmworker housing that was built with a loan from Washington State’s Farmworker Housing Infrastructure Program.

The popular [...]

Service is an education

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im and Rena Doornink of Parker, Washington, have been named Good Fruit Growers of the Year for 2009 by [...]

Strategies for Success

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Jim and Rena Doornink planted this block of Jazz apples last spring. Jazz will fill a gap in their [...]

Housing loan requirements

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Loans from the Washington State Department of Commerce have funded a variety of housing styles for seasonal farmworkers, including [...]

Last Bite

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Perham Fruit Company used these five labels during the 1920s and 1930s.

Some of the most beautiful and sought-after fruit [...]

The race to market

By |January 1st, 2010|

A group of more than 30 cherry growers and horticulturists from around the world took part in a recent [...]