August 2010 Issue

Mechanical thin cherries

By |August 1st, 2010|

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The Darwin string thinner is attached to the front of the tractor. The Bonner is in the background.
Mechanical thinning equipment

Answers to food safety questions

By |August 1st, 2010|

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The Center for Produce Safety held its first produce research symposium in June to review projects it has sponsored.

Chris Schlect,

Water stress impacts cherries

By |August 1st, 2010|

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Denise Neilsen explains how an atmometer is used in a cherry irrigation experiment at the Summerland research center in British

On tour to see sweet cherries

By |August 1st, 2010|

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Michigan State University horticulturist Dr. Greg Lang visited Stefano Musacchi in Italy in 2008, and subsequently invited him to speak

China: big country, small wine market

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Wine importer and distributor Scott Hitchcock, left, sampled Butch Milbrandt’s wines (Milbrandt Vineyards) during the Washington Wine Commission’s Wine Experience.

Apple Lines

By |August 1st, 2010|

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John Baker, center, talks with supermarket staff in Dubai, a major market for Washington apples.

The Washington Apple Commission is running

Yakima Valley wines in China

By |August 1st, 2010|

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Hyatt Vineyards, in the Yakima Valley subappellation of Rattlesnake Hills, was founded as a small estate vineyard surrounding the winery

Last Bite—Fruit first in Walla Walla

By |August 1st, 2010|

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Is the young girl Frank Shields’s sister?

Walla Walla County in the southeastern corner of what is now Washington State is

Montana apples

By |August 1st, 2010|

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The Swanson family’s Mountain View Apple Orchards is located in the Bitterroot Valley, where pioneers from the eastern United States

High density apple systems cost more

By |August 1st, 2010|

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The Michigan study compared three systems—from left, central leader, vertical axe, and tall spindle.

It costs a lot of money to

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