August 2009 Issue

Hot spot for Pinot Noir

By |August 1st, 2009|

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Lois and Mike Thiede’s Ginkgo Forest Winery is near the Petrified Ginkgo Forest State Park. They have planted hundreds of

Good crop on the tree

By |August 1st, 2009|

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The Washington apple industry expects to harvest a crop of large, high-quality apples this fall, which is what buyers want.

“We’re

Good Stuff

By |August 1st, 2009|

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Tunnel tour
Haygrove Tunnels is organizing a tour to the United Kingdom to give U.S. growers an opportunity to see tunnels

Autosorting at the orchard

By |August 1st, 2009|

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Technology that will be tested in Washington State this harvest could help apple growers sort out undesirable fruit in the

In the Box

By |August 1st, 2009|

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Dear Good Fruit Grower:

Over the years, being in Connecticut and trying to equate the delight fruit testers experience in western

Sweet Skylar Rae

By |August 1st, 2009|

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Skylar Rae cherries about a week before harvest. In tests, the soluble solids have been as high as 30° Brix.

If

Good to Go

By |August 1st, 2009|

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Honeybee health
Honeybee specialists and native pollinator experts from around the country will discuss bee health and disease research during the

Cherry revolution

By |August 1st, 2009|

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Growers learn about the UFO system in a cherry trial planted this spring at the orchard of Tim Dahle in

Quick Bites

By |August 1st, 2009|

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EQIP deadline
The Natural Resources Conservation Service has funds to help growers meet the cost of implementing conservation practices, including the

To head or not to head

By |August 1st, 2009|

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Brandon Lewis (center) of Columbia Basin Nursery listens to Dr. Matt Whiting (left) and Mark Hanrahan (right) discuss the UFO cherry

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