July 2009 Issue

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 [...]

From wines to spirits

By |July 1st, 2009|

Rusty Figgins plans to be selling apple eau-de-vie and other clear, unaged brandy products later this year.

Berle “Rusty” Figgins, [...]

Big plans for WSU viticulture

By |July 1st, 2009|

Dr. Thomas Henick-Kling tasted wines produced from Puget Sound appellation grapes during a visit to Washington State University’s Northwest [...]

Canned pear assessment rises

By |July 1st, 2009|

The promotional assessment on Pacific Northwest processed pears will increase from $5 to $7.11 per ton this season in [...]

Global wine perspective

By |July 1st, 2009|

German-born Thomas Henick-Kling developed an interest and appreciation for wine at a young age. When he was just 16, [...]

Cherums and peacotums

By |July 1st, 2009|

Children enjoy novel hybrid fruits during a tasting at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.

Zaiger Genetics, Inc., [...]