June 2008 Issue

Water stress leads to small fruit

By |June 1st, 2008|

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For many pear growers, irrigation seems like just a routine chore, but irrigation may be the single most important factor

Good cherry crop still expected

By |June 1st, 2008|

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Unseasonably cold temperatures occurring at bloom time may have taken some of the shine off

Cherry consumption grows

By |June 1st, 2008|

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Fresh cherries continue to create excitement in produce departments. Consumption of fresh cherries in the United States has increased 400

Commit to cool

By |June 1st, 2008|

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Derk VanKonynenburg, center, shares cooling details. Evaporative cooling can help improve fruit quality, reduce tree stress,

Good stuff

By |June 1st, 2008|

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Light Sensor Meter Spectrum Technologies, Inc., has introduced a Field Scout External Light Sensor Meter, for measuring ultraviolet light,

Quick Bites

By |June 1st, 2008|

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Prevar Releases Apple Variety Prevar Ltd., a company that commercializes new apple and pear varieties from the HortResearch breeding

Good to go

By |June 1st, 2008|

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Training for a Recall The United Fresh Research and Education Foundation is accepting registrations for a course entitled "Training

Passage to India

By |June 1st, 2008|

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In India, 80 percent of apples are sold at roadside stands. Traders say Washington apples hold up well

How to attract workers

By |June 1st, 2008|

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Growers hoping to recruit good workers need to invest in their work force, says Paul Baker, executive director of the

Investing in people

By |June 1st, 2008|

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Ensuring that workers are adequately housed is a priority at Orchard View Farms, a major cherry producer in The Dalles,

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