September 2008 Issue

Evitando Lesiones Causadas por Escaleras

By |September 1st, 2008|

Isquierda: Un censor de presión que suene para alertar al trabajador de que está en el último [...]

Avoiding Ladder Injuries

By |September 1st, 2008|

Left: A pressure sensor that buzzes to alert workers they are on the last step. Right: [...]

Grow pears profitably

By |September 1st, 2008|

Three-year-old Bartlett trees after pruning. The trees are filled with one- and two-year-old fruiting wood and some [...]

Good Point

By |September 1st, 2008|

Earlier this year, I was asked to project the future Bartlett pear volumes for [...]

EPA fines packers

By |September 1st, 2008|

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

How it was done

By |September 1st, 2008|

Open Tatura with two leaders, showing only one side of the two canopies. It is “open” because [...]

Good Job

By |September 1st, 2008|

Hort Association hires Bruce Grim Orchardist and attorney Bruce Grim of Entiat, Washington, has been appointed executive director [...]

Pear prices too low, say growers

By |September 1st, 2008|

Don Weippert says processing pears are not profitable for growers unless they have very high yields. [...]

In Memory

By |September 1st, 2008|

Lorne Doud, one of the founding members of the International Dwarf Fruit Tree Association, died on August 1 at [...]

Pear study is helpful

By |September 1st, 2008|

by Geraldine Warner n independent report on global canned pear production supports claims by the U.S. processed pear [...]