June 2011 Issue

Pear psylla pheromone discovered

By |June 1st, 2011|

The newly discovered pear psylla pheromone is being tested in the field to find out how attractive it is [...]

NY seeks marketing strategy

By |June 1st, 2011|

Those new apples from New York are being prepared to come to market, with the first expected in quantity [...]

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 [...]