November 2008 Issue

Jealous of cherries

By |November 1st, 2008|

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

First Bite

By |November 1st, 2008|

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

Last Bite

By |November 1st, 2008|

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

Pest management fruit school

By |November 1st, 2008|

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

Quick Bites

By |November 1st, 2008|

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

Concorde's fatal flaw

By |November 1st, 2008|

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

Celebrate the good times

By |November 1st, 2008|

Hort Association President Mark Holtzinger thinks it’s “cool to be a farmer.” Get ready [...]

Fireblight hits late pears

By |November 1st, 2008|

Concorde pears in a healthy block. Fireblight can become systemic in Concorde trees. The 2008 [...]

Good to Go

By |November 1st, 2008|

Conference for Entrepreneurs Eric Villagas, award-winning chef and host of the Public Broadcasting Service’s television show Fork in [...]

Good Health – Talking with your work force

By |November 1st, 2008|

Can you spot the cultural gaffe in this graphic? Workers need training before they are [...]