July 2009 Issue

In the Box

By |July 1st, 2009|

Dear Good Fruit Grower:

If Ben Mann (cover artist, June 2009 Good Fruit Grower) were working for me, he would [...]

The Zee Fire effect

By |July 1st, 2009|

Managed varieties are a vital strategy for growers and marketers to protect the health [...]

Premium Rainiers

By |July 1st, 2009|

Norm Gutzwiler wants growers who put more time and effort into raising quality cherries to be rewarded.

The Washington State [...]

Stone fruit crisis

By |July 1st, 2009|

Changes in the fruit industry are related to changes in the global economy, says Terry Bacon of Sun World.

Good Stuff

By |July 1st, 2009|

Model 320 Vineyard Special

Topdresser spreader

Earth and Turf Products, LLC, of New Holland, Pennsylvania, has introduced a vineyard topdresser spreader. [...]

The advantages of Open Tatura

By |July 1st, 2009|

The V-shaped Open Tatura system has the following advantages: • Tree height (2.76 meters/9 feet) and tree width (2.00 meters/6 [...]

Potential cherry rootstocks

By |July 1st, 2009|

Dennis Tarry of Dave Wilson Nursery observes a cherry plum cross.

While looking for a winning interspecific cherry, a California [...]

Use Open Tatura to grow superb apricots

By |July 1st, 2009|

The Open Tatura system of growing fruit has evolved from the Tatura Trellis, developed 35 years ago, and has [...]

Apple Matters

By |July 1st, 2009|

USApple is continually exploring ways to effectively and efficiently move apple supplies. One key strategy is to encourage increased [...]

Northwest reports record cherry crop

By |July 1st, 2009|

The first official estimate of the 2009 Northwest sweet cherry crop was a record 16 million boxes, which would [...]