November 2011 Issue

South Carolina peach breeder wants better peaches, faster

By |November 1st, 2011|

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Ksenija Gasic heads Clemson University’s peach-breeding program, which was recently revived after a 25-year hiatus.
Richard Lehnert

One of the great things

Under-cover operation

By |November 1st, 2011|

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Workers wrap a rolled-up rain cover in black plastic to protect it through the winter. It remains attached to a

B.C.’s strategic plan stymied

By |November 1st, 2011|

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When the British Columbia Fruit Growers’ Association launched its strategic plan four years ago, the priorities were to develop new

Picker and sorter

By |November 1st, 2011|

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Miguel Geronimo found himself testing the new harvester during his first season as an apple picker. He previously worked in

Strange times

By |November 1st, 2011|

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Robert Stearns of Kelowna is cutting his apple trees because he can’t afford to replant them.
Marc Arellano

During a scene in

Picker and platform

By |November 1st, 2011|

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A four-person picking crew can have two on the ground or all four on the platform, but each pick into

Great Lakes Expo set for December 6–8

By |November 1st, 2011|

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The Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm ­Market Expo will be held in the DeVos Place Convention Center in Grand

Cherry vote

By |November 1st, 2011|

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Cherry growers vote this month to continue or end a federal marketing order that regulates handling of sweet cherries grown

What is driving change in the tree fruit industry?

By |November 1st, 2011|

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The Washington State Horticultural Association’s annual meeting will inform growers about a wide range of issues and innovations that are

SweeTango lawsuit settled

By |November 1st, 2011|

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An out-of-court settlement of the lawsuit challenging the exclusive marketing arrangement for the SweeTango apple has been reached.

The lawsuit ended

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