July 2011 Issue

WSU apple breeding program’s fruit evaluation system

By |July 1st, 2011|

Members of the breeding program’s Industry Advisory Council visit a Phase 3 evaluation site at Quincy in 2010. They [...]

Pear assessments drop

By |July 1st, 2011|

Pear growers in the Pacific Northwest will pay less money to the Pear Bureau Northwest for ­winter pear promotions [...]

Last Bite

By |July 1st, 2011|

The Santa Rosa plum was the most widely grown plum in California until the mid-1970s.

The Santa Rosa plum, one [...]

Malaysian labeling will be required

By |July 1st, 2011|

Mark Powers is vice president of the Northwest Horticultural Council.
Jim Black

Fruit exporters should gear up to label cartons [...]

Everything about PEACHES

By |July 1st, 2011|

Desmond Layne’s work in peach cultivar evaluation means tasting a lot of peaches. “It’s a tough job, but someone [...]

The end of earmarks?

By |July 1st, 2011|

Earmarks are often considered equivalent to pork barrel legislation, but the two are not necessarily the same.

Over the years, [...]

Clemson peach team

By |July 1st, 2011|

More peaches—about 17,000 acres— are grown in South Carolina than any other state east of California, and Clemson University, [...]

Opportunities for cherry exports

By |July 1st, 2011|

The Pacific Northwest cherry harvest is running later than usual this year, which could open up opportunities in export [...]

Eastern U.S. wine industry gets lift

By |July 1st, 2011|

Tony Wolf, center, is director of the Alson H. Smith, Jr. Agricultural Research and Extension Center, a 124-acre site [...]

Florida growers diversify with peaches

By |July 1st, 2011|

Florida is known for several things, such as citrus production, Walt Disney World, and alligators, but less well known [...]