August 2011 Issue

Twin leaders fill canopy quickly

By |August 1st, 2011|

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Ray Fuller (right) and Andrew Del Rosario discuss a twin-leader block that Fuller planted in 2008. The trees were whips,

First forecast of U.S. apple crop

By |August 1st, 2011|

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It takes true grit to try to assess the size and quality of the United States apple crop on the

Last Bite

By |August 1st, 2011|

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Elberta is not highly colored, but it has good flavor, bears dependably, and is widely adapted—traits the helped it dominate

Buy local gets a boost

By |August 1st, 2011|

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Many growers have children in school and have been frustrated that their taxes have been paying for apples from competitors

Multipurpose orchard cover

By |August 1st, 2011|

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Oregon State University Extension educator Lynn Long (right) asks partners Steve Agidius (left) and John Morton about the benefits of

MCP substitute studied

By |August 1st, 2011|

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Scientists at Washington State University have filed a patent application for a product that could be applied ­preharvest to pears

Peach breeder Dick Okie retiring

By |August 1st, 2011|

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After 30 years breeding peaches for the South—15 in the Prince series alone—W.R. (Dick) Okie retired this year. He is

What do consumers think of MCP?

By |August 1st, 2011|

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The Pear Bureau Northwest is planning a study to find out how well consumers like pears that have been treated

Small nursery has depth of selection

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Jeff Sample has more than 70 grape selections of clones and varieties in his Terroir Nouveaux Nurseries in Sunnyside, Washington.
Melissa

In the box

By |August 1st, 2011|

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Dawson Moore loves apples.

Apple fan
Dawson Moore, pictured on his first birthday last fall, just couldn’t wait until the day when

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