November 2008 Issue

Pioneer of variety development

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Movable wires are needed in growing these RosyGlo apple whips because of the wind in the Provence [...]

EPA fines packers

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Fourteen tree fruit packers in eastern Washington State have together paid more than $600,000 [...]

Good Point – Michael Weber

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The next IFTA conference will be held in Berlin, Germany, to coincide with the Fruit Logistica fair [...]

Good Job

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Dan Davis joins CF Fresh Dan Davis has joined CF Fresh of Sedro-Woolley, Washington, as production coordinator. He oversees [...]

Jealous of cherries

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On the Jealous Fruits label, other common fruits like bananas and apples put down the appeal of [...]

First Bite

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Northwest cherries delighted Korean shoppers. Keith Hu I remember the first time I travelled to [...]

Last Bite

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Early labels were printed using stone lithography. The story of the ­citrus label industry is [...]

Pest management fruit school

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by Keith Granger, Gwen Hoheisel, and Jay Brunner, Washington State University How can Washington tree fruit growers build [...]

Quick Bites

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Federal Funds Approved for Tree Fruit The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Specialty Crop Block Grant Program will help [...]

Concorde's fatal flaw

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Background: Dropped Concorde pears. Inset, back: Rudy Prey finds discoloring, showing that the trunk is infected with [...]