September 2009 Issue

Promoting fruit size in Bartlett pear

By |September 1st, 2009|

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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

By |September 1st, 2009|

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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

By |September 1st, 2009|

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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

By |September 1st, 2009|

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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

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

Pear access negotiations continue

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The United States and China are each hoping the other will grant permission to export pears.

The United States has been

Let there be light

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Ideally, the long-term future will bring a dwarfing rootstock to enable pear growers to switch to more efficient production systems,

WANTED: dwarfing pear rootstock

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Since the pear industry still lacks a dwarfing rootstock, Dr. Todd Einhorn is experimenting with ways to improve light penetration

Broader scope for wine center

By |September 1st, 2009|

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The Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center’s 22-acre site stretches along the Yakima River in Prosser, Washington. Plans for the

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