July 2010 Issue

Pox-resistant plum registered

By |July 1st, 2010|

The HoneySweet plum is sweet and flavorful and highly resistant to the plum pox virus.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency [...]

When are grapes ripe?

By |July 1st, 2010|

The dimpling on these wine grapes is from dehydration, which can occur during extended hang time on the vine. [...]

New apples for New York

By |July 1st, 2010|

Dr. Susan Brown began breeding the new releases in 1996 and screened thousands of seedlings in the search.

Right from [...]

Classified ads

By |July 1st, 2010|

WILSON IS THE LEADER in custom bird netting programs for all types of crops. Full line of [...]

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 [...]


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 [...]