January 1st 2013 Issue

Hort awards and recognition

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The following fruit industry members were honored during the Washington State Horticultural Association’s annual meeting in December.
Silver Apple

Paternity test implicates Napoleon

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Genetic testing has revealed that the blush cherry Napoleon Bigarreau (Napoleon for short) is the father of the Bing [...]

Juice grape crop down in 2012

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Washington State produced an estimated 174,000 tons of juice grapes in 2012, down from its ten-year average of 193,000 [...]

Good Job

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Cherry co-op names new president
Oregon Cherry Growers, Inc., a member -owned fruit cooper­ative, named Timothy Ramsey as its [...]

Hydrocooled apples stay crisp and tasty

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The Gadbois family has planted most of its apples on Canada-developed Ottawa rootstocks. Trees at right are Sunrise on [...]