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Mechanization

Featured stories covering mechanization appear in this issue.

IFP universally followed in Italy

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Published January 15, 2011 The integrated fruit production certification program, a set of guidelines for horticultural practices, is the industry standard in Italy, adopted by

Grape grower pioneers hoops

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Covering part of an existing vineyard makes for easy comparison of grapes grown inside and grapes grown outside. It's very experimental. Published January 15, 2011

Preplanting tips

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Published January 15, 2011 When ordering nursery trees, fruit growers often ask for large, tall, heavily-branched trees, and nurseries do their best to supply them.

Wine is good for you

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Published January 15, 2011 Add health benefits to the list of what’s good about Washington State’s grape industry. Moderate consumption of alcohol—especially red wine, and

Tart cherry of French heritage

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Montmorency tart cherries are bright red with yellowish flesh and clear juice. They ripen just after the early sweet cherry varieties, or about mid-July in

Staying profitable

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Hillsides near Bolzano are planted to apples and wine grapes, utilizing every meter of land. Published January 15, 2011 An international group of tree fruit