September 2013 Issue

The Boyers of Chestnut Ridge

By |September 1st, 2013|

In Pennsylvania, almost all the apples grow in Adams County but 90 miles west, there’s a ridge—Chestnut Ridge—where fruit trees, mostly apples but also peaches, pears, and cherries

Should pear growers update?

By |September 1st, 2013|

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While many pear growers in the Pacific Northwest have welcomed Dr. Amit Dhingra’s efforts to push the pear industry into

Winery showcases estate fruit

By |September 1st, 2013|

Kerry Shiels began as Côte Bonneville’s winemaker in 2009, after getting her master’s from the University of California, Davis, and working harvests for five different wineries in California, Australia, and Argentina.

Pear industry ripe for change

By |September 1st, 2013|

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When Dr. Amit Dhingra joined Washington State University seven years ago as a plant genomicist, one thing immediately struck him

Rocks with a story

By |September 1st, 2013|

These four types of rocks found in DuBrul Vineyard each tell a different story about the region’s geologic influences.

Top Five pear research needs

By |September 1st, 2013|

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Although most pears are grown in traditional orchards, the same way they’ve been grown for many decades, there’s not a

Manageable apple crop forecast

By |September 1st, 2013|

Washington State apple producers expect to harvest 120 million packed boxes of apples this fall, according to the industry’s August forecast, the first official tally of the season.

Sixth generation in the Delta

By |September 1st, 2013|

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— by Kate Moser
If there was one thing that Matthew and Virginia Hemly knew in high school during the 1990s,

Universities collaborate

By |September 1st, 2013|

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Kari Peter, the new plant pathologist at Penn State, will serve fruit growers in three states.
by Richard Lehnert

Three eastern universities

Pears: A grower’s advocate

By |September 1st, 2013|

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Pat Burnett, who has been a fruit grower, packer, and marketer in his career—and for many years simultaneously—has always been

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