October 2013 Issue

From Bologna to Wenatchee

By |October 20th, 2013|

Grower support was key in Stefano Musacchi’s decision to move to Washington State.

Tucker Cellars finds niche

By |October 18th, 2013|

Third-generation wine grape grower Randy Tucker has made wine in Washington’s Yakima Valley for 30 years. Through the decades, [...]

Preparing for change

By |October 18th, 2013|

When Dr. Stefano Musacchi arrived in Washington State in August, he knew the expectations were high.

Musacchi, a world-renowned pomologist [...]

Looking for common ground

By |October 18th, 2013|

More food safety regulations are going to be a tough pill to swallow for tree fruit growers, but U.S. [...]

Water regulations worry growers

By |October 18th, 2013|

Of the many new requirements that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing as it implements the Food [...]

Finding the sweet spot

By |October 18th, 2013|

As a grower and marketer of premium tree fruits for the fresh market, Craig Campbell had to adjust his [...]

Cherry sales sizzle in China

By |October 18th, 2013|

Online cherry sales in China were the highlight of a season that growers, marketers, and retailers would rather forget.

They like it fresh

By |October 17th, 2013|

If you’re a person who doesn’t like tattoos and body piercings, looks suspiciously at people with dark skin, doesn’t [...]

Apple growers to harvest larger crop

By |October 17th, 2013|

The U.S. Apple Association lowered its estimate of the size of the United States apple crop by 3.2 million [...]

Learning from last season

By |October 17th, 2013|

The 2012 U.S. apple crop holds some lessons for apple marketers, lessons that are not “intuitive.” For example, consumers [...]