June 2011 Issue

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

Management entity is a work in progress

By |June 1st, 2011|

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WA 2, the first release of Washington State University’s apple breeding program, is a blushed, orange-red apple.
GERALDINE WARNER

The Washington Tree

NY seeks marketing strategy

By |June 1st, 2011|

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Those new apples from New York are being prepared to come to market, with the first expected in quantity in

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