January 1st 2006 Issue

Shift to red grapes continues

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The trend towards producing more red wine grape varieties continues, with production today of white varieties only slightly higher than

Apple vodka?

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Beak and Skiff Apple Farms is not one for standing still. A distillery is being considered as their next venture.The

Grape meeting focus on research, sustainability

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Australia’s comprehensive and industry-focused wine research program, the envy of many around the world, is credited as a major reason

Adding value takes many forms

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Shifting focus from the wholesale market to retail sales and value-added products is helping some growers survive in a tough,

Washington State sets grape production record

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There seems to be no let up in the trend towards larger volumes of grapes. Growers across the nation produced

Promotion group touts health and nutrition

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The New York Apple Association, charged with promoting fresh and processed apples, targets its efforts to educating in-state consumers about

New network seeks funding for virus testing

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Apple russet ring disease.Cherry ugly fruit disease, caused by infections of Prunus necrotic ringspot virus in combination with other as

Processed market gives grower flexibility

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A stable apple processing market translates into stable production of processed apples, says a central New York State orchardist.

“I’m very

Growers to share experiences at Cherry Institute

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Cherry growers from the Pacific Northwest will converge in Yakima, Washington, on January 13 for the annual Cherry Institute. Program

On-farm storage adds value to crop

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Few tree fruit growers in the West have their own cold storage, as most deliver their fruit to the

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