October 2014 Issue

Mission to Kazakhstan

By |October 16th, 2014|

Young Kazakhs are being trained in horticulture to help them improve orchard production.

Northern Grapes Project gets $2.6 million in added funding

By |October 16th, 2014|

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The Northern Grapes Project has received an additional $2.6 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Specialty Crops

Prune out dead crab apple tissue

By |October 15th, 2014|

Reduce disease risk by pruning crab apple trees.

Research tackles decay issue

By |October 15th, 2014|

A new project will focus on controlling decay and finding pollinizers that are not disease hosts.

Ste. Michelle hosts rootstock trial

By |October 15th, 2014|

This is one of the first full-scale rootstock trials in a commercial vineyard

Chose plant material wisely

By |October 15th, 2014|

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates will plant nematode-resistant rootstocks for the first time in Washington on a small scale.

Market trends favor apples

By |October 15th, 2014|

Changing demographics and eating habits open opportunities for apples.

New York varieties come to market

By |October 15th, 2014|

Production of two new apples developed at Cornell is ramping up.

Stemilt to manage new Minnesota apple

By |October 15th, 2014|

MN55 offers Honeycrisp qualities a month earlier.

European consumers like bicolored apples

By |October 15th, 2014|

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European consumers prefer bicolored apples and in some countries, including Germany, they associate dark red apples with mealiness.

European Fruit Magazine

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