August 2007 Issue

Food miles gain traction

By |August 1st, 2007|

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Concern about food miles—the distance food travels from field to plate—is prompting retailers to favor

Apple Lines

By |August 1st, 2007|

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  China is the single largest market in the world with 1.3 billion consumers and double-digit growth in its

Cherry industries collaborate

By |August 1st, 2007|

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Sweet cherry industries in the Pacific Northwest and California may be a thousand miles apart, but they have much in

EQIP funds ease cash flow

By |August 1st, 2007|

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Aristeo Maldonado of Tonasket, Washington, received EQIP funds to update his irrigation system. When apple prices

Working together for kids

By |August 1st, 2007|

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Aricely Vargas in playground slide at EPIC in Sunnyside, Washington. Tree fruit employers, both growers and

Table grapes thrive in Idaho

By |August 1st, 2007|

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Dr. Esmaeil Fallahi, a founder of the Idaho table grape industry, has tested many different varieties.

Northwest table grapes

By |August 1st, 2007|

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Ray Ethell, left, and OVS crop consultant Jeff Flake discuss the open-gable trellis system, on which grape clusters

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

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