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In My View – Chris Zanobini

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The second World Pear Congress was held in May in Sint-Truiden, the main pear-producing area in Belgium. This unique all-pear meeting brought together over 150


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BIRD CONTROL EFFECTIVE AND AFFORDABLE netting for bird control from Neal Carter & Associates, Ltd. Nets are available for cherries, grapes, and other crops in

New peach varieties

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FlavrBurst has less acidity than typical peach varieties. SummerFest and FlavrBurst are two new peach varieties created by fruit breeder Dr. Ralph Scorza at the

Bee parasite sequenced

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U.S. Department of Agriculture scientists at the Bee Research Laboratory in Beltsville, Maryland, have sequenced the genome of a parasite called Nosema ceranae that can

Good Point – Larry Lutz

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So, this is where it all began—the North American apple industry, that is. Apples have been grown in Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley since the French

Apple Lines – Todd Fryhover

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Adversity provides opportunity. This is the mantra for the 2008–2009 Washington apple season. We're facing a world economic downturn, plummeting foreign currency exchange rates, import

Buyer’s Guide Listings – 2009-2010

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INDUSTRY SUPPLIERS BY CATEGORY •CA/Cold Storage •Fertilizers/Nutrition •Harvest Equipment •Irrigation/Frost Control •Nursery Stock •Pest Management •Postharvest Equipment •Production Equipment •Supplies/Services •Tree Training INDUSTRY SUPPLIERS ALPHABETICALLY

Wine with a cause

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Winery owners Stacy Lill (left) and Kathy Johanson provide mentoring and scholarships for young women. The idea was hatched on Halloween night, 2006. Over dinner

Quick Bites

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EQIP deadline The Natural Resources Conservation Service has funds to help growers meet the cost of implementing conservation practices, including the installation of windbreaks and

Good to Go

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Honeybee health Honeybee specialists and native pollinator experts from around the country will discuss bee health and disease research during the Western Apicultural Society's annual

In the Box

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Dear Good Fruit Grower: Over the years, being in Connecticut and trying to equate the delight fruit testers experience in western orchards with tree-ripe fruit,

Good Stuff

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Tunnel tour Haygrove Tunnels is organizing a tour to the United Kingdom to give U.S. growers an opportunity to see tunnels used on British farms.

Good Point – Jennifer Witherbee

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It's almost time to send the Washington Apple Education Foundation's 2009 crop of scholarship winners off on their college adventures. I am excited to report