September 2018 Issue

Hunting down a mysterious rot

By |September 26th, 2018|

New apple disease may taint even pasteurized products, but where does it come from?

New regulations over wine wastewater

By |September 25th, 2018|

Reactions are mixed over new rule requiring many Washington state wineries to obtain a permit.

Virginia is for wine lovers

By |September 25th, 2018|

Vineyard acreage is expanding to keep up with state’s wine industry, now valued at $1.37 billion.

A fruiting wall future

By |September 19th, 2018|

Researchers push forward in search for dwarfing rootstocks, high-density systems for pears.

Position matters when picking pears

By |September 18th, 2018|

Studies show pear’s place in the tree canopy plays a big role in maturity, postharvest storage.

Good to Know: Funding pear projects

By |September 18th, 2018|

A look at what’s ahead in Northwest pear research.

A tale of two test plotters

By |September 12th, 2018|

Oregon and Ohio growers share why they participate in test plots.

Cool cherry covers

By |September 12th, 2018|

British Columbia growers using Mylar covers to help protect freshly picked cherries.

IFTA B.C. tour: Some promising previews

By |September 10th, 2018|

Summerland shows off a few of its up and coming cherry varieties at IFTA.

Good Point: The time is ripe for pears

By |September 10th, 2018|

Getting great tasting fruit into customers’ hands will bring them back for more.

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