August 2015 Issue

Fresh-cut path for Woot Froot

By |August 28th, 2015|

Kim Gaarde did the impossible by bringing fresh-sliced pears, peaches, and nectarines to consumers.

Results rise with adjuvants

By |August 27th, 2015|

Bread yeast shows potential for improving pesticide performance.

Hedging to improve quality

By |August 26th, 2015|

A Washington grower-packer foresees multiple benefits from mechanical pruning.

Help with hedging

By |August 25th, 2015|

When can mechanical pruning be done and will it increase fruit sunburn?

Growers transition to fresh market apples

By |August 24th, 2015|

Growers are moving from processing to fresh apple varieties, but it takes time.

Processed apples have a future

By |August 20th, 2015|

While fresh is all the rage, processing varieties won’t disappear overnight—and maybe never.

Embrace wine diversity

By |August 19th, 2015|

A veteran winemaker gives tips on making wines from cool and warm sites.

Warm and cool site challenges

By |August 18th, 2015|

Yield management is critical when growing Cabernet Sauvignon in a cool site.

A new way of life

By |August 18th, 2015|

Derek Way and his family are leaving their bucolic life in Pasco to move to a major city in China.

Friend of the Young Child

By |August 17th, 2015|

Darrell Collins earned the title by helping young Hispanic students learn English.

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