September 2008 Issue

Last Bite

By |September 1st, 2008|

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Mike Roche’s Jewel label was a symbol of quality in the tree fruit industry; the Yak label was

Optimizing conditioning

By |September 1st, 2008|

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Conditioning of pears so they’re ready to eat when purchased can boost retail sales, but there’s a lack of consistency

Envy in test plantings

By |September 1st, 2008|

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Envy was offered first to growers of other ENZA varieties. Envy, the latest ENZA apple variety

Enchanted apple stays white

By |September 1st, 2008|

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A new apple that doesn’t turn brown when cut and exposed to air has Enchanted

Evitando Lesiones Causadas por Escaleras

By |September 1st, 2008|

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Isquierda: Un censor de presión que suene para alertar al trabajador de que está en el último travesaño.

Avoiding Ladder Injuries

By |September 1st, 2008|

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Left: A pressure sensor that buzzes to alert workers they are on the last step. Right: A

Good Point

By |September 1st, 2008|

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Earlier this year, I was asked to project the future Bartlett pear volumes for the

How it was done

By |September 1st, 2008|

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Open Tatura with two leaders, showing only one side of the two canopies. It is “open” because a

Pear prices too low, say growers

By |September 1st, 2008|

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Don Weippert says processing pears are not profitable for growers unless they have very high yields.

Pear study is helpful

By |September 1st, 2008|

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by Geraldine Warner n independent report on global canned pear production supports claims by the U.S. processed pear industry

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