October 2012 Issue

Ice cider

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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

Fireblight expert retires

By |October 1st, 2012|

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Larry Pusey has used crab apples for his fireblight studies, as they can be manipulated to bloom year round in

Plant in clean ground

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Grape selections that come out of the Clean Plant Center-Northwest Grapes are certified to be free of known grape viruses

From bin to bottle

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A continuous belt press at Tulip Valley Orchard and Vineyard in Mount Vernon, Washington.
Geraldine Warner

Making cider is similar to making

Good Stuff

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Bayer purchases AgraQuest
Bayer Crop Science, headquartered in Germany, has purchased the U.S. biological crop-protection company AgraQuest, Inc., for $425 million

Looking for a bipartisan solution

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Apple harvest season last year brought home to Dale Foreman just how important a reliable labor force was to his

Continued strong demand for vines

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Northwest grape growers thinking about planting vines in the near future are advised to plan well ahead. Strong demand for

Cider is cool

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Grape growers have established a robust wine industry in the warmer areas of Washinton State. Now, apple growers are looking

Growing great learners

By |October 1st, 2012|

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Washington Fruit and Produce Company, one of Washington’s top tree fruit producers, is seeing success in a new type of

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