July 2010 Issue

Exclusively New York

By |July 1st, 2010|

A row of New York 1 apples nears maturity.

Cornell University  has had an apple breeding program for about 110 [...]

Good Job

By |July 1st, 2010|

E.W. Brandt & Sons, Inc., of Parker, Washington, has announced a change in leadership roles for owners and brothers [...]

New York growers join the club

By |July 1st, 2010|

New York 1 is a Honeycrisp offspring without many of its flaws, and New York growers indicate they want [...]

Obituaries

By |July 1st, 2010|

Albert Ravenholt was a visionary. In 1968, he and founding Sagemoor Farms partner Alec Bayless shared a belief that [...]

NEW APPLE is first of many

By |July 1st, 2010|

About 130 Washington growers are evaluating WSU’s first apple, WA 2, in their orchards.

Soon, Washington State growers are going [...]

In The Box

By |July 1st, 2010|

As a long-time subscriber to the Good Fruit Grower, I continue to be disappointed by the irrigation issue every [...]

Antibiotic on organic sunset list

By |July 1st, 2010|

Organic tree fruit growers in the Pacific Northwest are concerned that the National Organic Standards Board might drop its [...]

Apple growers need good niche apples

By |July 1st, 2010|

Nothing adds spice to a horticulture meeting like a discussion of new, upcoming, promising apple varieties.

Some growers—those depending on [...]

A direct marketer’s directory of apple varieties

By |July 1st, 2010|

Harvest date*
Variety
Comments

8/20
Zestar!
Crispy, juicy, nice sweet/tart balance, good flavor for an early apple, firm slices

8/20
Dandee [...]

A grower reaches out to consumers

By |July 1st, 2010|

Rosa Lynn is a chance seedling discovered on Washington’s Royal Slope. The fruit stores well.

If you discover an exciting [...]