September 2009 Issue

Broader scope for wine center

By |September 1st, 2009|

The Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center’s 22-acre site stretches along the Yakima River in Prosser, Washington. Plans for [...]

Early cropping pear system

By |September 1st, 2009|

Orchardist Gorham Blaine developed his steep V system for pears.

Pear grower Gorham Blaine has developed his own techniques for [...]

Promoting fruit size in Bartlett pear

By |September 1st, 2009|

A research report from Dr. David Sugar, Oregon State University, Medford
Bartlett pear growers practice a variety of techniques [...]

High density is tricky in pears

By |September 1st, 2009|

OSU horticulturist Dr. Todd Einhorn is experimenting to find out the best angle to train branches of d’Anjou pear [...]

In My View – Jay Grandy

By |September 1st, 2009|

The conversation among Pacific Northwest fruit growers tends to focus on the fresh market, where returns are generally more [...]

Quick Bites

By |September 1st, 2009|

Big Gala crop

The Washington State apple industry expects to harvest 107 million boxes of fresh apples this fall, according [...]

Apple Lines – Todd Fryhover

By |September 1st, 2009|

As we move together into another apple harvest, the Washington Apple Commission strives to evolve to mirror the ever-­changing [...]

In the Box

By |September 1st, 2009|

Dear Good Fruit Grower:
There is not enough space in your publication to praise, brag, nor describe the impact [...]

Center back on track

By |September 1st, 2009|

The Port of Benton located the site for the Clore Center and has a long-term lease with the center’s [...]

Tough cherry deal refocuses industry

By |September 1st, 2009|

The 2009 season should have been a banner year for Northwest cherries, judging by the volume and quality of [...]