November 2006 Issue

The Next Big Thing

By |November 1st, 2006|

The Next Big Thing is a grower cooperative that formed this summer to bring new fruit varieties to market. [...]

Oneonta earns top trader award

By |November 1st, 2006|

Oneonta/Starr Ranch Growers of Wenatchee, Washington, has received the World Trade Club’s 2006 Governor’s Trader of the Year Award. [...]

Progressive management practices pay

By |November 1st, 2006|

Incentive and cost-share payments are available to orchardists for using practices that conserve natural resources. Through its Environmental Quality [...]

Quality is Washington’s niche

By |November 1st, 2006|

Scott Marboe (left) and Steve Reinholt with the World Trade Club’s 2006 Trader of the Year Award [...]

The many roles of Dr. Chavez

By |November 1st, 2006|

Dr. Carlos Chavez is a university professor and a horticultural advisor. He’s a leader of the Mexican tree fruit [...]

WSU purchases larger orchard

By |November 1st, 2006|

When WSU established its Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center in Wenatchee almost 60 years ago, it [...]

COPING without the commission

By |November 1st, 2006|

Three years ago, a federal court ruling forced the commission to stop doing generic promotions in the domestic market. [...]

Club cherries

By |November 1st, 2006|

The Glen Red variety, one of three varieties developed and patented by Bradford Genetics, will be grown [...]

Rising fuel prices spark interest in biodiesel

By |November 1st, 2006|

John Plaza of Imperium Renewables said the new company hopes to produce biodiesel from winter canola grown [...]

Global wine course in unlikely place

By |November 1st, 2006|

In a setting more associated with rodeos, sagebrush, and open space than wine, Amy Mumma is reaching both professionals [...]