August 2009 Issue

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

Wine with a cause

By |August 1st, 2009|

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Winery owners Stacy Lill (left) and Kathy Johanson provide mentoring and scholarships for young women.

The idea was hatched on Halloween

New peach varieties

By |August 1st, 2009|

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FlavrBurst has less acidity than typical peach varieties.

SummerFest and FlavrBurst are two new peach varieties created by fruit breeder Dr.

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