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Postharvest

Featured stories covering postharvest in this issue.

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A flash of enhancement for red grapes

February 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Hopes are high that new technology can improve Michigan reds.

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Great grape growth in Michigan

February 5th, 2018|1 Comment

Economic study shows soaring winery industry.

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The ripe way for pears in postharvest

January 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Specialist Rob Blakey makes industrywide recommendations for postharvest pear ripening.

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After loss, important postharvest research continues

January 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Colleagues carry on cherry and pear postharvest projects of the late Yan Wang of Oregon State University, with some intriguing new findings.

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Researchers discover a coat of armor for cherries

January 30th, 2018|0 Comments

A thin film of gum acacia shows promise to prevent splitting in packing house trials.

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Michigan growers go local with cherries

January 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Growth looks promising in Michigan's fresh cherry market.

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John Grubb, a young grower from Wenatchee, Washington

January 26th, 2018|0 Comments

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family background/ John is a fourth-generation cherry grower who pursued degrees in sustainable agriculture, integrated plant science and fruit and vegetable management before joining Blue

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Ohio grower adds a touch of tech to his orchard

January 26th, 2018|0 Comments

Former information-technology specialist uses computer skills in pick-your-own venture.

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Finding success the cooperative way

January 24th, 2018|0 Comments

The fewer grower cooperatives packing fruit in the industry today still play crucial role.

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The challenges of storing organic apples

January 24th, 2018|0 Comments

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Last season, Washington harvested 13 million boxes of organic apples and even more are expected this year, which means that packing houses will need to

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Midsize growers will feel the squeeze

January 24th, 2018|0 Comments

Tree fruit industry poised for consolidation, banker says.

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Blakey: Important lessons at Postharvest Fruit School

January 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Washington State University event scheduled for March 20-22.

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Great export expectations

December 13th, 2017|0 Comments

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If the 2016-2017 apple export season was decent — and it was — this season should be great.

That’s what industry officials predict.

The 2017-2018 season should