December 2008 Issue

Consulting can be mutually beneficial

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Consulting for wineries helped Charlie Hoppes establish his own winery. The benefits from consulting often

Extra-healthy apples?

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The idea of enriching apples with additional antioxidants elicited a wide range of reactions in a consumer study conducted by

Consultants provide expertise

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John Bookwalter says his winemaking style reflects the consultant’s but remains his own. The Bookwalter family

Good to Know

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The thickness of the fruit wall is maintained by mechanical pruning performed annually six or seven weeks after

Make the dessert featured on the cover

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Download the recipe pdf.

Another set of eyes

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Fieldma’am Joan Johnson talks with Tom Garrison during the Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers’s summer tour.

Producing profitable peaches

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The Valentine peach, a French-bred white peach, produced 400 fruits per tree in the second leaf. Right upper,

Vines in hot water

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Hot water treatment of grapevines is an important—and in some cases, mandatory—tool for controlling the spread of pests and disease,

Recognizing vine cankers

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Botryosphaeria is often overlooked as a pathogen for canker diseases of grapevines, but Dr. Doug Gubler of the University

Harvest aids

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A foam-lined picking box, with curtained bottom, is used during harvest at D-L orchards. Right, stepladders are stored

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