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Quick Bites

By |January 21st, 2014|

WSDA would reimburse organic growers The Washington State Department of Agriculture is offering reimbursement for some of [...]

Last Bite – S Brand meant the best

By |January 21st, 2014|

John E. Shannon is one of the earliest fruit growers of the Yakima Valley, and he came [...]

Good Job

By |January 21st, 2014|

In an industry that espouses change, Canadian Don Claridge is somewhat of a maverick. The 57-year-old apple grower, [...]

Making it pay

By |January 21st, 2014|

Providing bat, owl, raptor, and bird habitat are good conservation practices, but they come with a cost. [...]

Putting bats to work

By |January 21st, 2014|

Tree fruit production is a new and emerging area for integrated pest management and bats. [...]

Learning new tactics

By |January 21st, 2014|

A decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to phase out the use of Guthion (azinphos-methyl) in tree fruits [...]

Clearwing moth spreading

By |January 21st, 2014|

Although control measures have been reasonably effective in the fight against the apple clearwing moth in British Columbia, Canada’s [...]

Too hot to handle

By |January 21st, 2014|

Pyrethroid barrier trunk sprays have proven effective against cutworms in Washington State, but for growers who want to avoid [...]

Good Point – Jay F. Brunner

By |January 21st, 2014|

The future of integrated pest management will be determined by new knowledge and technology generated by sound science that [...]

Good Stuff

By |January 21st, 2014|

Key Technology has redesigned its AVSealer for packaging fresh-cut produce to include a “true-temperature” control and CE mark for [...]