January 1st 2013 Issue

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 [...]

One-of-a-kind tower sprayer works for Quebec grower

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This sleeve sprayer was custom-built for Fruiteraie des Gadbois based on research findings by agricultural engineer Bernard Panneton. Fans [...]

Where is the juice grape market headed?

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Greg MacGill

On the surface, Washington State’s juice grape industry looks the picture of good economic times—crop inventories are in [...]