September 2010 Issue

Eastern growers can produce pears profitably

By |September 1st, 2010|

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When planted in the tall spindle system, high density in itself reduced tree size, and the quince rootstock at right

NEW VITALITY in New York

By |September 1st, 2010|

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Anyone having doubts about the vitality of the New York State fruit industry should have been on the International Fruit

Use glyphosate with caution

By |September 1st, 2010|

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This stunted apple tree, which has a large basal canker, is in an orchard where the grower used glyphosate alone

Symptoms of glyphosate damage

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Young trees can show injury after glyphosate application the previous year. One symptom of glyphosate damage is small spindly leaves

Managing new pests

By |September 1st, 2010|

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Pacific Northwest growers are vigilant following reports of spotted wing drosophila among Concord grapes in eastern Washington and the early

Last Bite–The Scandinavians

By |September 1st, 2010|

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After the Northern Pacific Railroad completed its line through Washington State’s Yakima Valley in the early 1880s, land ­speculators and

In The Box

By |September 1st, 2010|

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A must-read
Dear Good Fruit Grower:

Expanding your editorial staff to include Richard ­Lehnert is a great move. Richard has firmly established

Quick Bites

By |September 1st, 2010|

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Large apple crop forecast
The Washington apple industry expects to harvest a record 108.8 million boxes of fresh apples this fall.

Good Job

By |September 1st, 2010|

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Scharlau joins grape board
Vicky Scharlau, executive director of the Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers, has been elected to the

Pear promotions pondered

By |September 1st, 2010|

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A pear industry task force is looking at how the Pear Bureau Northwest might coordinate its domestic pear promotions with

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