May 1st 2008 Issue

Apple Matters

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Food safety has been on many minds recently as beef, chicken, Honduran cantaloupe, and various other food products have been

Homes for farmworkers

By |May 1st, 2008|

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Construction of a new housing complex for ­seasonal agricultural workers in Malaga, Washington, is a demonstration of the Washington Growers

Green wine

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Could Washington State become known as the greenest wine-producing region in the United States? Perhaps on earth? And could that

Unusual cells found in Fuji apples

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The round blue cells are the normal apple cells. The brown mass round and between them is callus

Biodynamic wine

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Steve Sealock, winemaker at Pacific Rim Winery, says that biodynamic white wines taste more earthy and tend to

In Memory

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Dave Burkhart, 1928-2008 Horticulturist, educator, and author Dave Burkhart of Hood River, Oregon, will be remembered as an authority on

Elaborate trellis

By |May 1st, 2008|

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Dan Nickolaus demonstrates how the trellis arms fold together during harvest. Initially, it was the

First Bite

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Sustainability is difficult to define, but essential to understand and try to implement. My first memory of the concept (but

What is the ideal biodynamic farm?

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The ideal biodynamic farm is a unique ecosystem, self-sufficient with respect to the cycle of substances it requires, according to

In the Box

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Labor Shortage Dear Good Fruit Grower: I am writing in response to Kent Lundgren’s "Utilize American Labor" letter

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