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Featured stories about the post-harvest cycle, including pre-season issues and news, appear in this issue.

End of the line

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Growers Credit Corporation board members and staff leave their last board meeting. Pictured are (from left) Bob Petersen of Manson, Gary Roberts of Oroville, former

Birth of the Washivores

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It all began over French fries. I was eating lunch with a group of professional women in Washington State. There was a university dean, a

Cider squeezing with the dragon

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Developers put some teeth into their apple press. Photo courtesy of Anderson Island Historical Society The humble potato harvester, developed in the 1950s to scoop

The Top 5

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Is yours a family-first business or a business-first family? Iowa farmer and author Jolene Brown explained the difference when she spoke at the Washington State

Good Stuff

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Molded fruit Chinese businessman Steven Ding is selling plastic molds that can transform round or pear-shaped fruit into weird and wonderful shapes while they’re growing

Good to Go

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IPM academy focuses on shifting weather patterns Michigan State University is offering fruit growers a two-day workshop that focuses on integrated pest management practices that

Last Bite

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1.    Which of the following is not a tree fruit disease? a.    Black rot b.    Blue mold c.    White rot d.    Pink rot e.  

Quick Bites

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British are Smitten Prevar Limited has licensed the rights to grow, market, and sell the Smitten apple in the United Kingdom to Worldwide Fruit Limited