January 1st 2009 Issue

Orchard donates millions to missions

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Over the past 18 years, Broetje Orchards, near Prescott, Washington, has donated around [...]

Variety pioneer

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Ralph Broetje is converting part of his orchard to organic. Ralph Broetje’s interest in new [...]

Last Bite

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The Sanderson label was a simple, yet attractive design that relied more on typography than color. There [...]

Economic uncertainty

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Tree fruit nurseries are wondering how the global economic recession might affect a recent apple-planting boom in Washington. [...]

Dolores, Molestias, y Estiramientos

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Transfiera este artículo como archivo del pdf. Lo que llamamos dolores, molestias y estiramientos del trabajo físico son [...]

Orchard renovation

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Good returns on apples the last couple of seasons appear to have fueled sales [...]

Aches, Pains, and Strains

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Download this article as a pdf file. What we call the aches, pains, and strains of manual labor [...]

Good Point – Desmond O'Rourke

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Most economic slowdowns have little measurable impact on the demand for fresh fruits. In rich countries like the United [...]

Concord juice, a super food

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The Washington juice grape industry is missing out on an opportunity by not promoting the fruit’s nutritional value, Rocky [...]

Sustainability standards

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As development of a national standard for sustainable agriculture moves forward, the Northwest Horticultural Council is following the process [...]