July 2011 Issue

Opportunities for cherry exports

By |July 1st, 2011|

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The Pacific Northwest cherry harvest is running later than usual this year, which could open up opportunities in export markets.

Because

Florida growers diversify with peaches

By |July 1st, 2011|

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Florida is known for several things, such as citrus production, Walt Disney World, and alligators, but less well known is

WSU apple breeding program’s fruit evaluation system

By |July 1st, 2011|

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Members of the breeding program’s Industry Advisory Council visit a Phase 3 evaluation site at Quincy in 2010. They are:

H-2A provides dedicated workers

By |July 1st, 2011|

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Female H-2A workers do the sorting at Titan Farms, enforcing a high quality standard that assures loads won’t

Last Bite

By |July 1st, 2011|

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The Santa Rosa plum was the most widely grown plum in California until the mid-1970s.

The Santa Rosa plum, one of

Everything about PEACHES

By |July 1st, 2011|

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Desmond Layne’s work in peach cultivar evaluation means tasting a lot of peaches. “It’s a tough job, but someone has

Clemson peach team

By |July 1st, 2011|

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More peaches—about 17,000 acres— are grown in South Carolina than any other state east of California, and Clemson University, the

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