Biennial Report - Utah. State Horticultural Commission

Biennial Report - Utah. State Horticultural Commission

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...beautiful fruit and put up in elegant shape. The syrup was perfect in color and flavor. He said, "Your wife and mine can put up peaches raised in Utah but the Utah canners can't put out pears and peaches that will compete with the 'Snnkist' of California." J. E. Wright: We have not as good a peach here as they have in California I think possibly we may get to it some day. The Early Elberta is a good peach but the old Elberta is stringy and not as good as the varieties they can in California. We must let them ripen too much to get quality. I have not had any experience with pears, but we will have to reconstruct our orchards if we are going to get into the pear game. California's packs and grades are better than ours. They use a heavier syrup. However, we can put out a great deal better pack of peaches than we have been. I think California has a better peach. We can put up peaches that will sell and if we go at it-right, we can accomplish a great deal. If you are going into the canning of fruits do not touch tomatoes. We can sell our canned Elbertas packed in water to Utah people until we can get on our feet. In the future we will be able to sell more canned goods if we will put up quality. Here is a proposition that needs our attention. I have in my hand a menu card which I took from a local cafe. They?re offering Baked Idaho apples with crearn. Sliced California oranges, Florida Grape Fruit, Stewed California prunes and not a single item which we produce. We are looking for an outlet for our fruits and yet, right at home, they feature fruit products from other states. Chairman: It is now time for lunch so we will adjourn until 2:00 p. m. AFTERNOON SESSION, MARCH 9th, 1916. Meeting called to order at 2:00 p. m. Chairman: Dr. E. G. Peterson of the...
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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236668766
  • 9781236668769