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UFO cherries

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The way Mark Hanrahan envisions his new cherry block, there'll be no ladders or even platforms around during harvest. For his second-leaf Santina planting on

In The Box

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Inaugural article in "Good Health" series earns praise. ¡Bien Hecho! DearGood Fruit Grower: I work for the Rural Community Development Resources Center for Latino Farmers in

Apple Matters

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Any way you slice it, apples are good for your health. Researchers around the world continue to uncover the apple's nutritive power and increasingly important

Naramata struggles with change

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Robert Van Western is a third-generation fruit grower in British Columbia, Canada, who, like many other orchardists in the Okanagan Valley, has succumbed to the

New direction for replant research

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Mark Mazzola checks a DNA sequence from streptomyces, a soil bacterium that induces plant defense responses. The growth of streptomyces is stimulated by seed meal

Over the top

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Brandon Mulvaney (in the blue shirt) operates the over-the-row platform wirelessly. It began two years ago with a rough sketch on a napkin, followed by

Quick Bites

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Cherry Exports The U.S. Transportation Security Administration met with shippers last month in Yakima, Washington, to explain how a congressionally mandated bill will affect 2009

Last Bite

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Ralph Sundquist was able to grow his business during the Great Depression by investing wisely and by using innovative marketing. The Surety box label was

Bottling on wheels

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Wine can move through a mobile bottling line at a rate of 65 bottles per minute. When it's time for a wine to leave the

Working with a bottler

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Bill Hamlin of Custom Mobile Bottling oversees a recent bottling at the Winemaker's Loft in Prosser. Here are a few key things that a winery