July 2009 Issue

Big plans for WSU viticulture

By |July 1st, 2009|

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Dr. Thomas Henick-Kling tasted wines produced from Puget Sound appellation grapes during a visit to Washington State University’s Northwest Research

Cherums and peacotums

By |July 1st, 2009|

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Children enjoy novel hybrid fruits during a tasting at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.

Zaiger Genetics, Inc., internationally

The Zee Fire effect

By |July 1st, 2009|

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Managed varieties are a vital strategy for growers and marketers to protect the health and

Stone fruit crisis

By |July 1st, 2009|

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Changes in the fruit industry are related to changes in the global economy, says Terry Bacon of Sun World.
California’s stone

The advantages of Open Tatura

By |July 1st, 2009|

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The V-shaped Open Tatura system has the following advantages: • Tree height (2.76 meters/9 feet) and tree width (2.00 meters/6 feet)

From wines to spirits

By |July 1st, 2009|

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Rusty Figgins plans to be selling apple eau-de-vie and other clear, unaged brandy products later this year.

Berle “Rusty” Figgins, Jr.,

Use Open Tatura to grow superb apricots

By |July 1st, 2009|

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The Open Tatura system of growing fruit has evolved from the Tatura Trellis, developed 35 years ago, and has been

Global wine perspective

By |July 1st, 2009|

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German-born Thomas Henick-Kling developed an interest and appreciation for wine at a young age. When he was just 16, he

Northwest reports record cherry crop

By |July 1st, 2009|

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The first official estimate of the 2009 Northwest sweet cherry crop was a record 16 million boxes, which would be

In the Box

By |July 1st, 2009|

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Dear Good Fruit Grower:

If Ben Mann (cover artist, June 2009 Good Fruit Grower) were working for me, he would be

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