November 2006 Issue

Stemilt promotes Concorde

By |November 1st, 2006|

Despite hail damage in the Wenatchee, Washington, district, Stemilt Growers is packing and marketing its largest pear crop ever [...]

Apples with Logos

By |November 1st, 2006|

Yakima orchardist Randy Valicoff was at home watching Washington State University and the University [...]

Retailers want a range of apple varieties

By |November 1st, 2006|

There’s a limit to the number of apple varieties retailers will carry, says Roger Pepperl. [...]

Key apple customers

By |November 1st, 2006|

Mothers play a critical role as the key decision-maker in purchasing food for themselves and their families. Mothers between [...]

New biodiesel plants planned

By |November 1st, 2006|

The biodiesel market is poised to expand dramatically in Washington State. Natural Selections Farms in Sunnyside, in the lower [...]

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 [...]