August 2010 Issue

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

By |August 1st, 2010|

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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

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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

Good Stuff

By |August 1st, 2010|

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Owners change at Burrows Tractor
John Riel, who joined Burrows Tractor Company in Yakima, Washington, 32 years ago as a general

Bi-axis system fits the fruiting wall concept

By |August 1st, 2010|

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Bibaum (divided trunk) pears are grown at the Ferrara fruit research station in Italy

Fruit growers who adopt a spindle style

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By |August 1st, 2010|

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EMPLOYMENT AVAILABLE
Washington State University (WSU) Extension invites applications for an Area Extension Educator (E2 or E3) in Tree Fruit Horticulture. 

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