October 2012 Issue

Growing a cider culture

By |October 1st, 2012|

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Scientists with Washington State University in Mount Vernon hope to support an emerging hard cider culture by strengthening their research

U.S. cider takes U.K. honors

By |October 1st, 2012|

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Peter Ringsrud used to grow picture-perfect Red and Golden Delicious apples at his East Wenatchee, Washington, orchard, but found little

Parasite studied in quarantine

By |October 1st, 2012|

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Scientists around the United States are studying a natural enemy of the brown marmorated stinkbug that has been imported from

Affecting lives through education

By |October 1st, 2012|

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This year, the Washington Apple Education Foundation awarded scholarships worth a total of $475,000 to 187 students, but had to

Honeycrisp moves into top six

By |October 1st, 2012|

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For the first time, Honeycrisp will make the list of the top six apple varieties produced in the United States

Biocontrol veteran arms for battling brown marmorated stinkbug

By |October 1st, 2012|

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Pennsylvania State University’s Dr. David Biddinger is a veteran in the army battling for better biocontrol, and it’s had its

Apple pricing will be challenging this year

By |October 1st, 2012|

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U.S. apple growers will market a smaller-than-average-size crop this year, but pricing the product won’t be easy, and there are

Clean vines keep viruses out

By |October 1st, 2012|

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Washington State’s grape industry teamed up with researchers and regulatory officials last summer to educate growers and ­vintners about the

Ice cider

By |October 1st, 2012|

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One of the specialty ciders produced at Cidrerie du Minot is called ice cider, which was invented in Quebec about

Last Bite— The Honeycrisp explosion

By |October 1st, 2012|

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It’s been described as “explosively crisp!” and “an apple of almost magical qualities.

In 2006, the Association of University Technology Managers

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