January 15th 2011 Issue

IFP universally followed in Italy

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Published January 15, 2011
The integrated fruit production certification program, a set of guidelines for horticultural practices, is the industry standard

Grape grower pioneers hoops

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Covering part of an existing vineyard makes for easy comparison of grapes grown inside and grapes grown outside. It’s very

Cherry rootstocks of the future

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Smaller, more precocious cherry trees reduce labor costs and recoup investment sooner, says educator Lynn Long.

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While many

Preplanting tips

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Published January 15, 2011
When ordering nursery trees, fruit growers often ask for large, tall, heavily-branched trees, and nurseries do their

Wine is good for you

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Published January 15, 2011
Add health benefits to the list of what’s good about Washington State’s grape industry. Moderate consumption of

Tart cherry of French heritage

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Montmorency tart cherries are bright red with yellowish flesh and clear juice. They ripen just after the early sweet cherry

Plethora of platforms

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Above, left: Called the Trifrut, this three-wheeled, hydraulic transmission tractor has a low profile for orchard canopies and a low

Staying profitable

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Hillsides near Bolzano are planted to apples and wine grapes, utilizing every meter of land.

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An international group

Fumigation improves productivity

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Published January 15, 2011
Over the past 25 years, 130,000 acres of orchards have been replanted in Washington State, requiring a

Firm seeks approval for transgenic apple

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The Arctic Golden was developed with the fresh-cut market in mind.

Published January 15, 2011
Last April, Okanagan Specialty Fruits, Inc., sent

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