By admin|2014-01-16T15:09:14+00:00February 1st, 2011|
Despite the discovery near Kennewick in 1894 of the destructive grapevine root pest phylloxera, the vast majority of Washington State’s
By Melissa Hansen|2014-01-16T14:42:09+00:00February 1st, 2011|
Wapato, Washington, grape grower Mike Sauer has experience with replanting both wine and juice grapes. Wine grapes, when following wine
By admin|2014-01-16T15:06:25+00:00February 1st, 2011|
The empty spaces in this vineyard are grafted vines that didn’t take. “A vineyard like this with a lot of
By Geraldine Warner|2014-01-16T15:04:27+00:00February 1st, 2011|
The entry of Walmart into organic fruit retailing five years ago helped fuel the demand for organic fruit, and demand
By admin|2014-01-16T15:05:17+00:00February 1st, 2011|
Pear committee nominations
Nominations for positions on the Processed Pear Committee will be accepted during upcoming fruit industry meetings.
Nominations for an
By Melissa Hansen|2014-01-16T15:19:13+00:00February 1st, 2011|
Tedd Wildman is busy loading grapes during harvest.
It would be easier to list the industry groups that Prosser, Washington’s Tedd
By Melissa Hansen|2014-01-16T15:11:33+00:00February 1st, 2011|
A research and demonstration orchard near Ferrara, Italy, is a horticulturist’s dream—a 25-acre plot to study rootstocks, varieties, and training
By Melissa Hansen|2014-01-16T14:43:51+00:00February 1st, 2011|
The young vines in grow tubes are replants due to disease-contaminated plant material.
When Tedd Wildman began planting lesser-known red wine
By Melissa Hansen|2014-01-16T15:15:53+00:00February 1st, 2011|
An example of a field-grafted vine.
Reasons to redevelop a vineyard vary—the vines may be the wrong variety, riddled with disease,
By Melissa Hansen|2014-01-16T14:59:58+00:00February 1st, 2011|
Laimburg Research Center’s Daniele Bona, left, shows the differences between high and low elevation in their variety trials.
Golden Delicious is