September 2008 Issue

EPA fines packers

By |September 1st, 2008|

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Fourteen tree fruit packers in eastern Washington State have together paid more than $600,000 in

Good Job

By |September 1st, 2008|

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Hort Association hires Bruce Grim Orchardist and attorney Bruce Grim of Entiat, Washington, has been appointed executive director of

In Memory

By |September 1st, 2008|

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Lorne Doud, one of the founding members of the International Dwarf Fruit Tree Association, died on August 1 at the

Quick Bites

By |September 1st, 2008|

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Apple Commission Changes Leadership Ken Severn has been appointed interim director of the Washington Apple Commission until the board

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

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