September 2007 Issue

A fresh approach to cherries

By |September 1st, 2007|

Regina cherries are harvested at Don Nusom’s orchard at Gervais, Oregon. Ever since Oregon Agricultural [...]

Drop crop

By |September 1st, 2007|

This spring, Scott Smith of Tonasket, Washington, was optimistic that his sixth-leaf Taylor’s Gold pear trees would finally produce [...]

In search of a dwarfing pear rootstock

By |September 1st, 2007|

Oregon State University is evaluating more than 400 potential pear rootstocks from the Horner [...]

Taylor's Gold travails

By |September 1st, 2007|

Growing the new Taylor’s Gold pear has been an emotional roller coaster for Geoff [...]

D'Anjou wired

By |September 1st, 2007|

WSU Extension educator Tim Smith discusses a demonstration planting of d’Anjou pears Pear growers [...]

Mighty mow

By |September 1st, 2007|

Bob Brewer calls it a “Bobcat on steroids with a big dental problem.” Dan McCarthy calls it a blessing. [...]

India—The Apple of Our Eye

By |September 1st, 2007|

India is the second most populous country in the world with 1.1 billion potential Washington apple consumers. Its middle [...]

Riesling comes full circle

By |September 1st, 2007|

Riesling, the wine that put Washington State on the map, has come full circle. Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery, [...]

Pear export value rises

By |September 1st, 2007|

The volume of U.S. pear exports has declined over the past few years, but the value of exports continues [...]

ITC investigating China's pear industry

By |September 1st, 2007|

The International Trade Commission is studying the canned fruit industries of China, Greece, and Spain to help U.S. canned [...]