November 2008 Issue

Pest management fruit school

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by Keith Granger, Gwen Hoheisel, and Jay Brunner, Washington State University How can Washington tree fruit growers build better

Buyers like Concorde

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The future of the Concorde pear seems uncertain, despite the good characteristics of the fruit.

Concorde's fatal flaw

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Background: Dropped Concorde pears. Inset, back: Rudy Prey finds discoloring, showing that the trunk is infected with fireblight.

Fruit packer fined by Ecology

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The Washington State Department of Ecology has fined Snokist Growers of Yakima, Washington, $10,000 for failing to respond properly when

Fireblight hits late pears

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Concorde pears in a healthy block. Fireblight can become systemic in Concorde trees. The 2008 season

EPA fines packers

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Fourteen tree fruit packers in eastern Washington State have together paid more than $600,000 in

Good Health – Talking with your work force

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Can you spot the cultural gaffe in this graphic? Workers need training before they are exposed

Good Job

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Dan Davis joins CF Fresh Dan Davis has joined CF Fresh of Sedro-Woolley, Washington, as production coordinator. He oversees the

Europe has 30 club varieties

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Europe now has close to 30 managed or club varieties supported by marketing groups. The explosion of managed varieties around

First Bite

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Northwest cherries delighted Korean shoppers. Keith Hu I remember the first time I travelled to Korea

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