December 2012 Issue

Cherry enterprise budgets available

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Mike Omeg reminds growers not to get too hung up on the specifics.
Photo by Geraldine Warner

Oregon State University agricultural economists

Blueberry explosion

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The blueberry industry has had a growth curve that growers would love to see for any fruit.
From a relatively minor

Borton Fruit turns 100

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Members of the Borton family currently involved in the business are (left to right): Andy Birley (fourth generation), Katie (Borton)

Last Bite: Cox pipped out by Gala

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Cox’s Orange Pippin is a firm, juicy, full-flavored apple with an orange-red skin and cream-colored flesh.
Photo by Jacqueline King, WSU

Cox’s

Eradication not likely

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The light brown apple moth is about a quarter of an inch long.
PHOTO BY R. ANSON EAGLIN, USDA APHIS

State and

Cherry economics

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Several new studies that look at the enterprise budgets of standard and high-density sweet cherry orchards and the economics of

Good Point

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As a tree fruit grower in Washington State, you are involved in a risky business. Some years the dice roll

New research orchard structures

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Cravo roof in a closed position.
PHOTO COURTESY OF CRAVO

New protected orchard structures were installed last spring at Michigan State University’s

Use AgProfit to customize data

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The high-density orchard establishment study and the enterprise budgets are designed to work with AgProfit, a computer software program developed

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