December 2011 Issue

Collaborative research

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An autonomous vehicle is being developed as part of the project “Comprehensive automation for specialty crops.”

The last Farm Bill not

Nothing average about Jones

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The tasting room for Jones of Washington wines has no Mediterranean architecture, marble floor, or exquisite wood for the tasting

Working with less labor

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Availability of labor will determine how quickly orchard automation is adopted, says Denny Hayden.

A widespread shortage of workers to harvest

Making wines in a big way

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Pinot Grigio grapes are being crushed. White and red grapes are received and crushed in separate areas at J &

Grape industry goes after viruses

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Grapevine leafroll disease is easy to diagnose in red varieties, like this Cabernet Sauvignon vine, but more difficult in white

Markets shrink for upscale pear

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Comice is the perfect pear for gift boxes, but the gift business has declined.
Courtesy Pear Bureau Northwest

Comice is sometimes referred

In The Box

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Left: Northeast McIntosh, Courtesy Jon Clements. Center: October issue cover prompts firestorm of regional pride and competitiveness. Right: McIntosh grown

Reinventing Comice

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During the Pear Bureau Northwest’s annual meeting in Portland, Oregon, last summer, its regional managers proposed ideas on how to

Committee to advise on endowments

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An industry advisory committee has been formed to work with Washington State University to decide how to spend the money

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