August 2007 Issue

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

More heat, less water

By |August 1st, 2007|

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Fruit growers who depend on irrigation are likely to feel serious impacts from global warming, scientists say. The

Long trip for small pear packs

By |August 1st, 2007|

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Food travels further nowadays because of the centralization of production and distribution systems, but another

Cars implicated in food miles report

By |August 1st, 2007|

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Consumers concerned about food miles might want to consider the impact of driving to the supermarket and back to do

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

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