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Curator keeps living ‘library’ of pear trees
Curator keeps living ‘library’ of pear trees
Joseph Postman is a pear curator for the USDA's Agricultural Research Service.

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Brothers move from hop farming to distribution
Brothers move from hop farming to distribution
Bruce and Derek Wolf supply local and international hops to Oregon brewers.
Brothers move from hop farming to distribution
Brothers move from hop farming to distribution
Bruce and Derek Wolf supply local and international hops to Oregon brewers.
Orchardist uses unique tactics to overcome blight
Orchardist uses unique tactics to overcome blight
John Meye has replaced polenizer trees that were susceptible to Eastern filbert blight to reduce the spread of the disease in his hazelnut orchard.
Honeybee health a concern for many
Honeybee health a concern for many
Honeybee health is linked to a variety of factors, including the amount of forage available after the blossoms are gone.
Olmsteads keep orchard in the family
Olmsteads keep orchard in the family
Four generations of the Olmstead family are a big part of the area's orchard history.
Taste for cider prompts new varieties in orchards
Taste for cider prompts new varieties in orchards
Cider apples catch on among Northwest orchardists who cater to the growing niche ofmaking hard cider.
Orchard makes its own cider as a drawing card
Orchard makes its own cider as a drawing card
Cabalo Orchard makes its own cider as a drawing card.
Science backgrounds help organic farmers
Science backgrounds help organic farmers
Sunnyslope Ranch is organic to make a statement, its owners say.
Brothers move from hop farming to distribution
Brothers move from hop farming to distribution
Bruce and Derek Wolf supply local and international hops to Oregon brewers.
Small apple orchard keeps owners busy
Small apple orchard keeps owners busy
Hard work makes family's U-pick apple orchard a success.