Project Description

Planting, Viticulture

Featured stories about planting, viticulture appear in this issue.

High risks, high rewards

  • February 1st, 2006

Participating in an apple club is like drilling an oil well. Wildcat drillers can have "tremendous rewards or hit a dry hole," says Dave [...]

The lure of access and profit

  • February 1st, 2006

One grower-packer says they joined the "club" because of access to new and exciting varieties, while another signed up with hopes of improving stagnant [...]

  • Urgent need for new apple varieties

Urgent need for new apple varieties

  • February 1st, 2006

The Washington State apple industry urgently needs new varieties, says Dr. Bruce Barritt, who heads an apple-breeding program at Washington State University. But traditional [...]