June 2011 Issue

Puget Sound potential

By |June 1st, 2011|

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Washington’s Puget Sound is not only picturesque, but it’s near major population centers.
SAN JJUAN VINEYARDS

Washington’s Puget Sound has long been

Patterson, an all-round apricot

By |June 1st, 2011|

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The late private fruit breeder Fred Anderson, known as father of the modern-day nectarine, is credited with the development of

Cover boy comes to terms with fame

By |June 1st, 2011|

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Fruit fan Sam Kirby, now 18, was about three when Peter Marbach photographed him. It’s taken a while, but Sam

Predicting grapevine cold hardiness

By |June 1st, 2011|

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Being able to predict the cold hardiness of grapes could help growers know how to respond when severe freezes occur.

Researchers

Apples for every taste

By |June 1st, 2011|

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As well as growing fresh apples, Jack Feil grows cider apples, including Hewes Crab, a variety that originated in Virginia

Honeycrisp season expanded

By |June 1st, 2011|

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Wescott Agri Products

Right from the get-go, Fred Wescott thought Honeycrisp would be a new force in the apple market. And

Hopes were high

By |June 1st, 2011|

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A colorful sampling of interspecific plum selections bred by Glen Bradford of BQ Genetics.
BQ Genetics

When modern varieties of plums crossed

H-2A changes add cost, difficulty

By |June 1st, 2011|

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The McDougall & Sons housing camps are made up of manufactured units for 12 people. This camp at Quincy, Washington,

Peaches aplenty

By |June 1st, 2011|

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For more than a century, the freestone peach market in the eastern United States was dominated by two varieties. First

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