February 1st 2008 Issue

Going green to change the future

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The Mendocino Wine Company is doing their part to change the course of global warming by implementing practices to reduce

Federal funds in short supply

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Washington State University postdoctoral fellow Pradeep Shrestha collects sap from a pressurized grape peduncle. Though Washington

First Bite

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When I first began writing for Good Fruit Grower in 1995, my beat of coverage was stone fruit and Washington

Closing the research gap

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A team of Washington State University researchers and technicians are chip budding grapevines as part of a rootstock

Good Question

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Washington State, with new production areas still being discovered, is younger than most other wine regions. Production has shifted from

New Zealand faces labor shortage

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Tourists to New Zealand are being recruited to help solve a critical labor shortage in Hawke’s Bay, one of New

Rare varieties gain ground

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Counoise grapes, from Tablas Creek Vineyard Every profession has its rebels, and grape growers are no

Less plum curculio damage was seen

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In a Michigan State University research project, young pigs were efficient grazers, cleaning up the orchard of dropped

Apple Lines

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India is a country of enormous ethnic, linguistic, and cultural diversity. Its landmass is roughly one-third the size of

Running on biodiesel

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Jim Baird, a grower at Royal City, Washington, has planted canola that he will have made into biodiesel

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