February 1st 2011 Issue

Quick Bites

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Pear committee nominations
Nominations for positions on the Processed Pear Committee will be accepted during upcoming fruit industry meetings.

Nominations for an

Stepping aside

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Tedd Wildman is busy loading grapes during harvest.

It would be easier to list the industry groups that Prosser, Washington’s Tedd

Rootstocks, varieties, and tree training

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A research and demonstration orchard near Ferrara, Italy, is a horticulturist’s dream—a 25-acre plot to study rootstocks, varieties, and training

Clean plant material fundamental

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The young vines in grow tubes are replants due to disease-contaminated plant material.

When Tedd Wildman began planting lesser-known red wine

Should you graft or replant?

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An example of a field-grafted vine.

Reasons to redevelop a vineyard vary—the vines may be the wrong variety, riddled with disease,

New varieties are slow to be planted

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Laimburg Research Center’s Daniele Bona, left, shows the differences between high and low elevation in their variety trials.

Golden Delicious is

Good Point

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At this year’s Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers’s annual meeting, we have a special session called “Getting Paid: Tools

Last Bite–The Comeback Kid

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A typical Riesling vineyard in Germany’s Mosel region. Some of the steepest vineyards in the world are found in Germany.

The

Good Job

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Michelle Moyer, the new viticultural extension specialist for Washington State, visits vineyards in Oppenheim, Germany.

New viticultural specialist hired
Michelle Moyer had

Running ladders

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Dear Good Fruit Grower: 
Many thanks for running the article on my Running Fruit Ladders project, “Large Art For Small

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