January 1st 2010 Issue

The race to market

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

How to choose the variety

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This is the first of a series of articles covering all aspects of planning and establishing a competitive orchard.

When [...]

IFTA returns to its beginnings

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The IFTA annual conference will include field visits of different orchard training systems, such as these Gala apples grown [...]

A new game

By |January 1st, 2010|

New apple varieties from Washington State University’s breeding program present opportunities for the state’s growers, said Tom Auvil, research [...]

Weather affects grape crops

By |January 1st, 2010|

These Concord grapes near Quincy, Washington, were hit by the early October freeze and left unharvested.

Weather adversely affected the [...]

Current planting trends

By |January 1st, 2010|

Golden Delicious plantings have dropped to their lowest level in 25 years.

Fuji has replaced Gala as the most popular [...]

Family branches into organics

By |January 1st, 2010|

Alberto Carleti planted this hillside orchard after seeing orchards in Sunnyside, Washington.

Argentine cherry grower Alberto Carleti partnered with a [...]

Vineland seeks self-sufficiency

By |January 1st, 2010|

Paul Truscott, business development manager at the Vineland research station in Ontario, Canada.

Research is costly with little chance of [...]

Marketing maraschinos

By |January 1st, 2010|

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 [...]