September 2007 Issue

UFO seen at cherry field day

By |September 1st, 2007|

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Dr. Matt Whiting’s new system for growing sweet cherries—nicknamed the UFO—turns convention on its head. 
Typically, when establishing a new cherry

Mighty mow

By |September 1st, 2007|

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Bob Brewer calls it a “Bobcat on steroids with a big dental problem.” Dan McCarthy calls it a blessing. It’s

Competitive pear orchards

By |September 1st, 2007|

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An analysis of the cost of producing fresh pears in a standard medium-density orchard illustrates the urgency of adopting more

Washington returns to its Riesling roots

By |September 1st, 2007|

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Wade Wolfe said it’s only a matter of a few years before Riesling becomes the next overplanted grape

A fresh approach to cherries

By |September 1st, 2007|

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Regina cherries are harvested at Don Nusom’s orchard at Gervais, Oregon. Ever since Oregon Agricultural College

In search of a dwarfing pear rootstock

By |September 1st, 2007|

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Oregon State University is evaluating more than 400 potential pear rootstocks from the Horner series

D'Anjou wired

By |September 1st, 2007|

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WSU Extension educator Tim Smith discusses a demonstration planting of d’Anjou pears Pear growers who

India—The Apple of Our Eye

By |September 1st, 2007|

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India is the second most populous country in the world with 1.1 billion potential Washington apple consumers. Its middle class

Riesling comes full circle

By |September 1st, 2007|

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Riesling, the wine that put Washington State on the map, has come full circle. Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery, based

Pear export value rises

By |September 1st, 2007|

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The volume of U.S. pear exports has declined over the past few years, but the value of exports continues to

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