July 2009 Issue

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

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

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