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New Equipment & Technology

Featured stories about new equipment and technology appear in this issue.

Alaska’s fruit pioneers

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Goodland apples at Dan Elliott's orchard, Wasilla, Alaska.Photo by Julie Riley, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Cooperative Extension Service Alaskan apples? Spurred by a long warming

Mud into magic

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The pottery creations of Trudi Klinger are inspired by the fruit orchards of Oregon¹s Hood River Valley. Photo courtesy of Mystic Mud Studio Potter Trudi


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Heuser named to IFTA Hall of Fame Wally Heuser played a major role in forming the Dwarf Fruit Tree Association. Its first meeting was held

Choose grape varieties for region

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Grape Growers of Ontario CEO Debbie Zimmerman believes the severe winter cold that's caused short crops in recent years is a wake-up call to Ontario

Pests on packed fruit

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Agricultural Research Service scientists in Yakima, Washington, are testing food-grade surfactants as a new method of ridding packed sweet cherries of mites, thrips, and other

Happy crews

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In addition to saving money in labor costs by using platforms in a Selah, Washington, orchard, Dave Jacques says they have happier workers. "The workers

Apple Matters

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The apple industry is constantly changing, and these changes can make the business of growing and selling apples even more challenging-increased pressures from international competitors,