July 2009 Issue

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 [...]

See autonomous vehicle at field day

By |July 1st, 2009|

An autonomous vehicle developed by scientists at Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, will be demonstrated during [...]

WSU hires automation expert

By |July 1st, 2009|

Washington State University has hired one of the nation’s top university scientists in agricultural automation and mechanization to [...]

Good Point

By |July 1st, 2009|

A recent opinion piece on immigration reform (“Take Me Out to the Ballgame,” by Dan Fazio in the June [...]

In search of superior apples

By |July 1st, 2009|

Dr. Cameron Peace checks block of seedlings resulting from the intercrossing of parents that have been used in WSU’s [...]

Good Point – Jim Allen

By |July 1st, 2009|

What is the difference between David “Big Papi” Ortiz and Juan “Papi” Sanchez? The differences will become obvious, but [...]

Research revealed

By |July 1st, 2009|

Washington State University’s new research orchard needs industry support, says Dr. Jay Brunner.

Washington State University will hold a field [...]

Last Bite – An Apple A Day

By |July 1st, 2009|

Wilbert “Bill” Hansen was an exception to the rule about many successful fruit industry people being born and raised [...]

Good Question – Pear Industry Issue

By |July 1st, 2009|

Rob Peterson
Hood River, Oregon
Mexican tariff
Peterson said the most pressing issue is the 20 percent tariff on [...]