April 15th 2006 Issue

Italian wines are challenging to make

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For the few Washington State vintners who are making wine from Italian varietals, passion is the reason they give for

All you want to know about PACA

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Fruit and vegetable growers can learn about the protections that the federal Perishable Agriculture Commodities Act offers them during seminars

Washington vineyardists charting new ground

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Though there’s not a huge winery demand for Italian varietals, a few wine grape growers and winemakers are finding success

Foreman chairs commission

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Wenatchee, Washington, attorney Dale Foreman has succeeded George Allan of Yakima as chair of the Washington Apple Commission. Foreman,

SmartFresh certification starts in fall

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AgroFresh, Inc., is introducing a certification program for the 2006 apple season that will enable U.S. shippers who treat fruit

Plums to China

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California plum growers and shippers are gearing up to ship more than 500,000 boxes of plums to mainland China under

Getting the facts straight about MCP

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The U.S. apple industry plans to call on scientists to help dispel reports questioning the safety of MCP (1-methylcyclopropene), a

Choices are extensive when choosing cover crops

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Vineyardists have an array of cover crop choices, but the type of cover crop that works best will depend on

Judge orders cancellation of Scarlet trademark

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A federal court judge has ruled that A/B Hop Farms and the Brulotte family illegally propagated Scarlet Spur Red Delicious

Are cover crops worth the time and effort?

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Cover crops have many benefits in vineyard floor management, but in Washington State, especially east of the Cascade mountain range,

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