June 2011 Issue

Grapes for Puget Sound

By |June 1st, 2011|

Left to right, Top: Regent, Gruner Veltliner, Pinot Noir Precoce. Bottom: Golubok, Rondo

Field trials of cool climate wine grape [...]

Varieties that are changing the peach industry

By |June 1st, 2011|

The New Jersey Peach Festival has been held in July for the past 25 years, at which peach varieties [...]

Good Stuff

By |June 1st, 2011|

New spraying book
Dr. Andrew Landers’ new book Effective Vineyard Spraying is now available for purchase from Cornell University. [...]

Puget Sound potential

By |June 1st, 2011|

Washington’s Puget Sound is not only picturesque, but it’s near major population centers.
SAN JJUAN VINEYARDS

Washington’s Puget Sound has [...]

Patterson, an all-round apricot

By |June 1st, 2011|

The late private fruit breeder Fred Anderson, known as father of the modern-day nectarine, is credited with the development [...]

H-2A changes add cost, difficulty

By |June 1st, 2011|

The McDougall & Sons housing camps are made up of manufactured units for 12 people. This camp at Quincy, [...]

Cover boy comes to terms with fame

By |June 1st, 2011|

Fruit fan Sam Kirby, now 18, was about three when Peter Marbach photographed him. It’s taken a while, but [...]

Management entity is a work in progress

By |June 1st, 2011|

WA 2, the first release of Washington State University’s apple breeding program, is a blushed, orange-red apple.
GERALDINE WARNER

The [...]

Predicting grapevine cold hardiness

By |June 1st, 2011|

Being able to predict the cold hardiness of grapes could help growers know how to respond when severe freezes [...]

Honeycrisp challenges club concept

By |June 1st, 2011|

The name SweeTango captures the apple’s sweet, tangy taste.
COURTESY SALLY & WILFRID MENNELL

Honeycrisp has set the standard for [...]