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Featured stories about marketing, apples, and industry appear in this issue.

Good Point

December 1st, 2007|0 Comments

It has never been more important that our U.S. apple industry have strong representation in both Washington State and Washington, D.C., where both domestic and

Gee Whiz

December 1st, 2007|0 Comments

Jamie Howell works on the "Gee Whiz" soundtrack. Filmmakers Jamie Howell and Jeff Ostenson never met Grady Auvil, yet they know the legendary orchardist well.

In My View

December 1st, 2007|0 Comments

This fall, Washington State's apple and pear crops came in short. Spot labor shortages were reported throughout the season and throughout the state, but at

Pink stink

December 1st, 2007|0 Comments

Many Washington apple producers are using the option of selling Cripps Pink apples without using the Pink Lady brand name. In the United States, Pink

Winery hosts events year round

December 1st, 2007|0 Comments

Winners of the grape-stomping contest at Willamette Valley Vineyards go on to the world championship in California. There's more to a successful winery these days

Hypoallergenic apples

December 1st, 2007|0 Comments

The Santana variety, selected by Dutch researchers in 1978, is a cross of Elstar and Priscilla. Dutch researchers believe Santana, a hypoallergenic apple variety that's

Organic in Oregon

December 1st, 2007|0 Comments

Brother and sister Alex and Alison Sokol Blosser are both vice presidents in the family business, with Alex managing the vineyard and Alison in charge

End of an era

December 1st, 2007|0 Comments

Citing philosophical differences, Mark Holtzinger, on November 30, left the company that his grandfather started almost 100 years ago, and where he was involved the

Lodi Rules

December 1st, 2007|0 Comments

Years after the Lange family's Gil Creek restoration project, which transformed a barren riparian area into a lake overflowing with fish, fowl, and other wildlife,

Fast forward

December 1st, 2007|0 Comments

Dr. David Barrett (standing) is pictured with Florida grower Robert Dubrosky. Dr. David Barrett, professor at Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering in Massachusetts, envisions

Oregon grower employs harvest aids

December 1st, 2007|0 Comments

Harvesting aid in action at Oregon Heritage Farms. Fed up with labor issues, Oregon orchardist Robert McLennan, owner of Oregon Heritage Farms near Hillsboro, began