April 1st 2008 Issue

Winery startup costs

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A 10,000-case winery may provide the best rate of return and the shortest payback period, according to an analysis by

Fruit growers rally to support research

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Volunteers from the Western Washington Fruit Research Foundation help with data collection in the peach variety trial at

Flavor Tech University

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Each summer, in an effort to educate produce managers about stone fruit and Family Tree Farms’s commitment to producing the

Snokist focuses on cannery

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The closure of Snokist Growers’s fresh-fruit packing business marks the end of an era for one of the oldest fruit

Growing target fruit

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Auvil Fruit Company at Vantage, Washington, has developed an optimized orchard system that has a high-volume canopy with

Growing something special

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This white-fleshed nectarine tree is being trained to a quad, four-leader system, and will be kept short, about

Spray system reduces drift

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Kim Blagborne said the right particle size can not only reduce drift but ensure better spray coverage.

The quest for novel fruits

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Mother stock trees are grown in plastic barrels at Zaiger Genetics so that they can be easily moved

Good Stuff

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Orchard TractorsJohn Deere has introduced a line of tractors specially designed for the confined spaces and field conditions of orchards

California's agricultural diversity

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The International Fruit Tree Association held its annual meeting in Visalia, California, in February, with field tours of tree fruit

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