June 2010 Issue

Good to Go

By |June 1st, 2010|

Cherry Variety Showcase July 8
The annual Cherry Variety Showcase will be held July 8 at the Southwest Michigan [...]

Do you know your labor costs?

By |June 1st, 2010|

Labor tracking programs help growers know their labor costs in near real-time, instead of after the pay period.

Specialty crop [...]

Last Bite – Low-grade labels highly valued

By |June 1st, 2010|

Labels of “cooker” grade or C grade apples were usually green, yellow, or white. Today, collectors will often pay [...]

Tracking prevents favoritism

By |June 1st, 2010|

The real advantage that University of California’s ­Gregorio Billikopf sees from labor tracking programs is improvement in productivity by [...]

Good Stuff

By |June 1st, 2010|

Voliam label expansion
The California Department of Pesticide Regulation has approved a label expansion for Voliam Xpress insectide, which [...]

First Bite

By |June 1st, 2010|

We’re excited to offer you, our print readers, something new, something interactive, and something, we hope, that will pique [...]

Good Point – Frank Gasperini, National Council of Agricultural Employers

By |June 1st, 2010|

Fruit growers are challenged every season by weather, pests, and unpredictable input costs along with the need to compete [...]

In the Box

By |June 1st, 2010|

Starting new trees
Dear Good Fruit Grower:

Kudos to you and Tim Smith for helping growers get their trees started [...]

Saving water and energy

By |June 1st, 2010|

Pictured checking a new meter station are members of The Dalles Irrigation District’s Save Water Save Energy project planning [...]

Good Job

By |June 1st, 2010|

WSU team writes “best paper”
Washington State University Extension enologist Jim Harbertson and colleagues received an award for the [...]