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Harvest

Featured stories about harvest appear in this issue.

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  • A sense of place

A sense of place

  • August 1st, 2013

Clay Mackey says their Cabernet Franc vineyard survived the cold temperatures in late spring.
by Melissa Hansen

Clay Mackey and Kay Simon, the married partners [...]

  • The French connection

The French connection

  • August 1st, 2013

At least a dozen orchardists along the Hudson River from New York City north to Albany are developing cideries—the apple cider equivalent of grape [...]

  • Paying by the pound

Paying by the pound

Growers who have seen a new cherry harvest monitoring system developed at Washington State University are eager for it to be commercialized.
  • Consumer pull

Consumer pull

  • August 1st, 2013

Proprietary Variety Management, a new company helping to commercialize  two new red-fleshed apple varieties developed by Bill Howell of Prosser, Washington, is using a [...]

  • Hot tips for Honeycrisp

Hot tips for Honeycrisp

  • August 1st, 2013

Growers visited the Honeycrisp orchard of Mike Robinson (right) in June and will have the opportunity to return near harvest to see the impacts [...]

Good Stuff

  • August 1st, 2013

Closer receives registration
Dow AgroSciences has received federal registration of its sulfoxaflor insecticide, sold under the brand name Closer, which is designed to control [...]

  • Export promotions need shipper support

Export promotions need shipper support

  • August 1st, 2013

Todd Fryhover, president of the Washington Apple Commission, says the industry needs to increase demand.
Geraldine Warner

The Washington Apple Commission is strengthening its export [...]

Cider history repeated?

  • August 1st, 2013

Reputedly, hard cider is America’s historic beverage, once considered safer to drink than water and easy to produce since apples grow readily. In 1726, [...]

  • How many apples?

How many apples?

  • August 1st, 2013

When the U.S. Apple Association convenes in Chicago later this month for the Apple Crop Outlook and Marketing Conference, three things will be on [...]

  • The Wafler-Cornell apple harvester

The Wafler-Cornell apple harvester

  • August 1st, 2013

This earlier prototype was photographed in August 2010, during an International Fruit Tree Association tour to Wafler Nursery. The new machine has a more [...]