July 2013 Issue

Five ways to make sure people eat fewer peaches

By |July 1st, 2013|

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Grow just one variety. Growing one variety will limit your marketing season and the number of times consumers can come

Trellis enhances grape quality

By |July 1st, 2013|

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Wine grape pioneer Dick Boushey continues to fine-tune his viticultural practices to improve grape quality. One example is his experimentation

California growers worry about fireblight

By |July 1st, 2013|

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The generally arid conditions in the Pacific Northwest limit the threat of the disease, which needs warm and moist conditions

Performance report

By |July 1st, 2013|

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After a year of work, the team of researchers developing Solid-Set Canopy Delivery Systems has issued its first report—and the

Marked for progress

By |July 1st, 2013|

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The four-year, $14.4 million RosBREED plant breeding project, funded in 2009 under the Specialty Crop Research Initiative, is coming to

Winning orchard designs

By |July 1st, 2013|

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After four years of collecting data, Penn State University horticulturalist Dr. Jim Schupp has arrived at some conclusions about how

China could become big pear market

By |July 1st, 2013|

China could become a significant market for U.S. pears. Louis Ng, who represents the Pear Bureau Northwest in China, believes China could be importing 500,000 to 600,000 boxes of pears annually within the next five to ten years. That would make China the second-largest pear export market after Mexico.

The path to commercialization

By |July 1st, 2013|

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For seven years now, Rutgers University of New Jersey and Adams County Nursery in Aspers, Pennsylvania, have been working under

Risky business

By |July 1st, 2013|

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Apple growers in New York, and in the northeastern quadrant of the United States generally, are moving toward higher production

Wine industry matures

By |July 1st, 2013|

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Like many Yakima Valley wine grape growers, Dick Boushey was an apple grower first. His last apple block has been

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