September 2009 Issue

High density is tricky in pears

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OSU horticulturist Dr. Todd Einhorn is experimenting to find out the best angle to train branches of d’Anjou pear trees

Quick Bites

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Big Gala crop

The Washington State apple industry expects to harvest 107 million boxes of fresh apples this fall, according to

In the Box

By |September 1st, 2009|

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Dear Good Fruit Grower:
There is not enough space in your publication to praise, brag, nor describe the impact that Dr.

Tough cherry deal refocuses industry

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The 2009 season should have been a banner year for Northwest cherries, judging by the volume and quality of cherries

Promoting fruit size in Bartlett pear

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A research report from Dr. David Sugar, Oregon State University, Medford
Bartlett pear growers practice a variety of techniques to increase

In My View – Jay Grandy

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The conversation among Pacific Northwest fruit growers tends to focus on the fresh market, where returns are generally more favorable.

Apple Lines – Todd Fryhover

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As we move together into another apple harvest, the Washington Apple Commission strives to evolve to mirror the ever-­changing export

Center back on track

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The Port of Benton located the site for the Clore Center and has a long-term lease with the center’s board.

Since

Education eases growers into new era of pest control

By |September 1st, 2009|

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Dr. Jay Brunner (right) and the Pest Management Transition Project team have reached out to growers, consultants, and farmworkers.

by Keith

Pear export prospects

By |September 1st, 2009|

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A family samples USA pears in a supermarket in the city of Dubai. The United Arab Emirates is a significant

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