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Early cropping pear system

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Orchardist Gorham Blaine developed his steep V system for pears.

Pear grower Gorham Blaine has developed his own techniques for stimulating early production at his Dog River Ranch at Odell, Oregon.

With Bartlett, Bosc, and Comice, he

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In My View – Chris Zanobini

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The second World Pear Congress was held in May in Sint-Truiden, the main pear-producing area in Belgium. This unique all-pear meeting brought together over 150 representatives from Argentina, Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain,

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Good Question – Pear Industry Issue

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Rob Peterson
Hood River, Oregon
Mexican tariff
Peterson said the most pressing issue is the 20 percent tariff on U.S. pears, cherries, and apricots imposed by Mexico in March. Mexico imposed the tariff after the U.S. Congress

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Canned pear assessment rises

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The promotional assessment on Pacific Northwest processed pears will increase from $5 to $7.11 per ton this season in an attempt to keep the Pacific Northwest Canned Pear Service functioning.

The volume of pears grown for

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Pear crop is large, but not a record

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Pacific Northwest pear growers are expecting to harvest a large, but not record winter pear crop this fall.

The industry’s first official crop estimate, compiled in late May, is for 14.75 million boxes of fresh winter

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