July 2009 Issue

In search of superior apples

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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

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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

Potential cherry rootstocks

By |July 1st, 2009|

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Dennis Tarry of Dave Wilson Nursery observes a cherry plum cross.

While looking for a winning interspecific cherry, a California fruit

Good Question – Pear Industry Issue

By |July 1st, 2009|

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Rob Peterson
Hood River, Oregon
Mexican tariff
Peterson said the most pressing issue is the 20 percent tariff on U.S. pears, cherries,

Apple Matters

By |July 1st, 2009|

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USApple is continually exploring ways to effectively and efficiently move apple supplies. One key strategy is to encourage increased purchase

Canned pear assessment rises

By |July 1st, 2009|

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The promotional assessment on Pacific Northwest processed pears will increase from $5 to $7.11 per ton this season in an

See autonomous vehicle at field day

By |July 1st, 2009|

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An autonomous vehicle developed by scientists at Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, will be demonstrated during a

Pear crop is large, but not a record

By |July 1st, 2009|

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Pacific Northwest pear growers are expecting to harvest a large, but not record winter pear crop this fall.

The industry’s first

Good Point

By |July 1st, 2009|

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A recent opinion piece on immigration reform (“Take Me Out to the Ballgame,” by Dan Fazio in the June 2009,

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