July 2009 Issue

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

WSU hires automation expert

By |July 1st, 2009|

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Washington State University has hired one of the nation’s top university scientists in agricultural automation and mechanization to fill

Premium Rainiers

By |July 1st, 2009|

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Norm Gutzwiler wants growers who put more time and effort into raising quality cherries to be rewarded.

The Washington State fresh

In search of superior apples

By |July 1st, 2009|

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Dr. Cameron Peace checks block of seedlings resulting from the intercrossing of parents that have been used in WSU’s breeding

Good Stuff

By |July 1st, 2009|

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Model 320 Vineyard Special

Topdresser spreader

Earth and Turf Products, LLC, of New Holland, Pennsylvania, has introduced a vineyard topdresser spreader. The

Research revealed

By |July 1st, 2009|

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Washington State University’s new research orchard needs industry support, says Dr. Jay Brunner.

Washington State University will hold a field day

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