September 2009 Issue

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 [...]