August 2007 Issue

Funds for adopting IPM

By |August 1st, 2007|

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For growers who would like to implement more integrated pest management practices but can’t afford to, help may be available.

How warming will affect grapes

By |August 1st, 2007|

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The effects of climate change on Washington State’s wine grape industry are likely to be

Homemade compost cuts fertilizer costs

By |August 1st, 2007|

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Kyle Mathison Orchards makes compost cheaply from various waste materials that are available in the vicinity.
Stemilt Hill orchardist Kyle Mathison

Calculating the carbon footprint

By |August 1st, 2007|

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It would be a good idea for the tree fruit industries of Washington and Oregon to calculate how they stack

In My View – Food Safety—An Industry Responds

By |August 1st, 2007|

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Robert Louis Stevenson, writing over 100 years ago, noted the numerous but often calmly accepted extreme risks associated with normal

NZ orchardists aim for carbon neutrality

By |August 1st, 2007|

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The New Zealand apple industry, which exports more than 80 percent of its crop, is trying to turn attention from

Is China's Fruit Safe?

By |August 1st, 2007|

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Shopping for fruit at a street market in China. Recent scandals involving pet food and

In The Box

By |August 1st, 2007|

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Future Good Fruit Grower of the Year?Kai Phelan Hanrahan gets an early taste of the fruit-growing business, encountering his first

Reason Over Rhetoric

By |August 1st, 2007|

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Immigration reform legislation that we had hoped would pass before the 2008 presidential election all but died last month when

Some pests like it hot

By |August 1st, 2007|

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Warmer temperatures, caused by global warming, could make pest control more challenging in the Pacific

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