January 1st 2013 Issue

Understanding how the Affordable Care Act affects growers

By |November 27th, 2013|

Ag employers and employees face a mandate to offer and have health insurance.

New player enters Concord juice deal

By |January 1st, 2013|

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The last berries of a Concord grape delivery make their way from the receiving station to the de-stemmer.
Photo by Melissa

Putting the apple into apple juice

By |January 1st, 2013|

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Terry Chambers, left, and Jim Early stand in front of five new tanks added this year to increase bulk storage

First fruit

By |January 1st, 2013|

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Bill Dodd stands next to the EverCrisp mother tree, which grows at the Doud family’s County Line Orchard near Wabash,

Maia’s special advisor

By |January 1st, 2013|

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While not associated with the Midwest Apple Improvement Association as its apple breeder, Ohio State University’s Dr. Diane Doud Miller

Hello EverCrisp, goodbye Fuji?

By |January 1st, 2013|

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For Mitch Lynd, the introduction of EverCrisp apples into Midwestern growers’ orchards will probably mean they won’t plant Fuji in

Packer finds his niche

By |January 1st, 2013|

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With more than 40 percent of his acreage in the New Zealand apple varieties Pacific Rose and Jazz, Scott Smith

Paternity test implicates Napoleon

By |January 1st, 2013|

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Genetic testing has revealed that the blush cherry Napoleon Bigarreau (Napoleon for short) is the father of the Bing cherry.

Good Job

By |January 1st, 2013|

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Cherry co-op names new president
Oregon Cherry Growers, Inc., a member -owned fruit cooper­ative, named Timothy Ramsey as its new president

Good Point: What can we expect from Congress in 2013?

By |January 1st, 2013|

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After the November election, the first question from members of our association, other growers, and allied associations was: “What should

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