April 1st 2007 Issue

USA pears find new market in Vietnam

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Most produce in Vietnam is sold on the wet market; high-end, imported fruit are sold in western-style grocery

Growing Japanese cherries Down Under

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Tasmanian orchardist Tim Reid has found a niche selling Japanese cherries to Japan.
Reid had been shipping Western black cherries to

Do you know how cold your orchard really is?

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In south central Washington, sunny days and clear nights in early spring often mean growers need to protect their crops

Attention to quality

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Jade Wisniewski stacks lugs of Sweetheart cherries in a bin at Howard Hansen’s orchard. The planting is covered

Harvesting the sweet spots

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The red light signals a high-vigor zone, the white light signals a low-vigor zone, and the amber light

Seeking the Holy Grail of wines

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Wine industry members have a love-hate relationship with wine ratings—those tasting scores given by critics that can greatly influence wine

Wine surplus

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The news is generally good for white wine varieties in the global market for the next few years, says an

AgWeatherNet 2007 and beyond

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During the late nineteenth through the late twentieth century, thermometers, rain gauges, hygrothermographs, and barometers

Optimum fruit size is small

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Unable to obtain trees on virus-free M.9 rootstocks, Australian orchardists like Howard Hansen have to get by with

From pomace to pellets

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Washington State’s wine and juice grape production leaves behind a mountain of seeds, skins, pulp, and other debris known as

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